I buy retired authentic nylon commercial fishing nets for my work. Most nets get approximately 2 years of use before they lose integrity from being torn and repaired too many times.
I find the flexibility of the grid, fascinating. Everytime I look, i see something different in the lines.
If you purging and are willing to part with any rope, fishing net, yarn and old old sheets, jeans, ties and colored t-shirts please let know.
I am currently sourcing for old clothes to be transformed into yarn for use in my upcoming projects.
when it is made of ribbons…
Obsessive ribbon tying on 8’x5′ fishing net in progress.
Precision tied black zip-ties on 10’x5′ black fishing net draped over 8′ steam armature….
The blanket is weighty and casts light shadows against the wall.
Part of a new series of works exploring the impact of implicit bias.
If you have never taken the time to admire the form and structure of shopping carts and fishing nets. I’ve put a few images together for you…