Jessica Hemmings

Textile Writer

"Real Physical Labor, Material Understanding & the Wisdom of the Weaver's Hands" forthcoming Hungarian translation in Disegno: Journal of Design Culture Read more [...]


Seeing Things

catalogue text for Threads


Lisa Oppenheim & Derrick Adams SDJ exhibition reviews

MCA Denver, Colorado


Navigating Cultural Threads

catalogue essay TexteilMuseum, Tilburg


Can That Be Taught?

A Companion on Contemporary Craft (Wiley Blackwell: 2019)


Textual Agency: pitfalls & potentials

forthcoming chapter (Bloomsbury: 2019)


Contemporary Twist with Ikat

Pulse magazine


Hannah Ryggen

review Textile: journal of cloth & culture


Birgitta Nordstrom

Selvedge magazine issue 80 (2018)


Hildur Bjarnadottir

article published with Norwegian Crafts (2018)


mud cloth

text commissioned by TOAST


Wings of a Ragtag Quest

review in Textile: the journal of cloth & culture


Pleasures & Misdemeanours

Confabulations catalogue essay


Double Dutch

Selvedge Magazine issue 78 (2017)


Knitting after Making

TEXTILES, COMMUNITY & CONTROVERSY (Bloomsbury: 2019)


Textiles, Taxes & Translations

T. Johannessen catalogue essay ARoS, Denmark


Jessica Ogden: Still

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS To reach Jessica Ogden: Still, you have to push past market stalls of textiles and fish in north London’s busy Church Street. The context, curator Carol Tulloch explains, was an important component of Ogden’s support [...]


Christien Meindertsma

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Dutch designer Christien Meindertsma is something of a sleuth. “I work like a journalist,” explains the Rotterdam-based designer who has become well known for projects that record the traceability [...]


Kimsooja

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Kimsooja Korean born, New York and Paris-based, artist Kimsooja first began working with textiles in 1983 when she started to sew using her late grandmother’s clothing. Today […]


Out of Hand (Sydney) review

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Out of Hand: Materializing the Digital 3 September 2016 – 18 June 2017 Powerhouse Museum/Museum of Applied Arts & Science (MAAS) Sydney, Australia "Out of Hand Materializing […]


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