Jessica Hemmings

Textile Writer

Optical Illusions lecture

Bergen Oct 2014 lecture2pm October 30 lecture with Toril Johannessen at the Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Norway. Optical Illusions considers the work of artists’ such as Alana Herzog, Anna Von Mertens, Sabrina Gschwandtner, Maurizio Anzeri, Devorah Sperber and the – at times – overlooked role that sight plays alongside touch in our understanding of textiles.

left: Anna Von Mertens, VIA installation, 2000.