CONDUITION: A Conversation Between Liz Collins, Elissa Auther and Li Edelkoort
LMAKGallery is pleased to present a conversation between Liz Collins, Elissa Auther and Li Edelkoort, as part of the exhibition Conduition and the New York Textile Month. In her work, , Collins incorporates a variety of textiles, vivid colors, dynamic patterns, and inventive shapes and structures, blurring the lines between art and fashion. Both Auther and Edelkoort are known for their ongoing expertise in this undefined area, focusing on the wide range of the use and understanding of textile and design. While Auther mainly focuses on the connection between art and design through her extensive writing and curatorial experience, Edelkoort’s main subject is fashion, using it to delve more deeply into the factors of the use, transformation and understanding of various materials. In this conversation, Collins, Auther and Edelkoort will come together to talk about Collins’ work in relation to the infinite identities of textile, and the relationship of Collins’ work to other artists, to the history of textile, and other ideas.
Liz Collins, Blue Explosion (detail), 2018, Needlepoint with assorted yarns, 20 x 20 inches (unframed)