Jessica Hemmings

Textile Writer

Double Dutch

Selvedge Magazine issue 78 (2017)

Can That Be Taught?

A Companion on Contemporary Craft (forthcoming chapter)

Knitting after Making

forthcoming in KNITTING MAP (Bloomsbury)

Textiles, Taxes & Translations

T. Johannessen catalogue essay ARoS, Denmark

Jessica Ogden: Still

exhibition review Garland (forthcoming)

Christien Meindertsma

Selvedge magazine issue 78 (2017)

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 forthcoming review in the […]

Louise Bourgeois (Denmark)

review in Textile: Journal of Cloth & Culture

Liza Lou

Surface Design Journal spring 2017 pp. 32-37

Gaolbreak: Angela Fulcher

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Gaolbreak: Angela Fulcher catalogue The material of escape has often been modest: hair clips for picking locks; files smuggled in food packages; clothing worn in disguise. This […]

Christian Thompson review

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Christian Thompson Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation Sydney, Australia 23 October – 12 December 2015 Located amongst the rows of terraced Victorian homes in the jacaranda-lined streets of […]

Unlearning Optical Illusions

published by Norwegian Crafts

Mending Fashion

Surface Design Journal fall 2016: 26-31.

Kimsooja MMCA Seoul

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Kimsooja: Archive of Mind National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea July 27, 2016 – February 5, 2017 Kimsooja has long explored meditative approaches […]

Contextile Portugal review

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Contextile 2016 Contemporary Textile Art Biennial 30 July – 16 October 2016 Guimarães, Portugal The 2016 Contextile exhibition was held in the Portuguese town of Guimarães, a […]

Hangzhou Triennial 2016

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Weaving & We Second Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou, China 25 August – 25 October 2016 Spread over two floors, six galleries, and […]

yellow, weaving & rubble

Jilly Edwards catalogue essay (forthcoming)

Zakka: Goods & Things, Tokyo

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS “Zakka: Goods and Things” 21_21 Design Sight, The Miyake Issey Foundation, Tokyo, Japan February 26 – June 6, 2016 Exhibition Director Naoto Fukasawa Reviewed by Professor Jessica […]

P. Hellsing & Conceptual Fatigue

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Conceptual fatigue has arrived. Practitioners who do not comfortably align themselves with craft as a discipline, or sit more comfortably between material disciplines, are questioning what was […]

Doris Salcedo review

BY JESSICA HEMMINGS Doris Salcedo Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago February 21 – May 24, 2015 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum June 26 – October 12, 2015 Pérez Art Museum Miami […]