Crochet Playgrounds | Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam

Leading Japanese fibre artist Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam uses knitting, crochet and knot making techniques for her work. Most popular are her ‚Äětextile playgrounds” for children with their characteristic brightly-colored net-like structures made of crocheted and knotted nylon, that can be found installed in various locations worldwide. After studying at the Tama Fine Art Institute/Japan and the Cranbrook Academy of Art/Michigan, she undermost teached at universities across the United States and Japan, now beeing based in Canada running her company Interplay Design and Manufacturing.

 

See a backstage video of the art installation Harmonic Motion at MARCO/Rome, 2013.

 

Photos: Masaki Koizum

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