From handmade to digital, Alexia Bilyk has created a series of textiles that speak to the essence of the human touch and its relationship with technology. Using hand spun, indigo dyed, cotton to make various textiles she then photographs them and prints them via a digital textile printer. Both handmade and digital processes, united, can be seen both conceptually and physically in Alexia Bilyk’s work.
Co-Curated by Helena Frei & Chris Mitchell Hard Twist 9 Fibre Optics – Textiles in the Digital Age plugs into the juncture where textile connects with computer technology and exposes how the digital touches cloth. On view August 28 to December 28, 2014 on the 3rd and 4th floors of the Hotel.