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a room – a loom

Luren of our visual display team is part of a really cool and special exhibition going on at Copy Gallery right now! It’s called A Room – A Loom, and you are all invited to come take part!

Some words from Luren:
The gallery has been converted into a giant loom. It stretches from one wall to the other and spans corner-to-corner. There is no space for you to move without becoming part of this huge apparatus!
The loom itself is really simple, and anyone can be taught to to use it in about 5 minutes.
You are invited to gather together the material of your choice and to contribute to the weaving of this collaborative textile.
A Room-A Loom began as a site-specific weaving experiment by Julia Sherman at workspace, a small project space in East L.A. Materials used thus far in the L.A. loom have included weeds, old clothing, Halloween costumes, computer cables, bubble wrap, plastic bags, John Baldessari’s toilet paper, Sheep Dog fur, raw wool, yarn, pants, jeans, blankets, burlap sacks, palm fronds, pom-poms and more. In mid-June workspace will host an reception to exhibit their final piece.
Copy is the first of several project spaces spanning the country and beyond to undertake A Room – A Loom. Eventually, there will be a group exhibition with all of the weavings from the various participating spaces.
Check out this link for a Google calendar with times that you can come and weave!

Luren and other members of Copy Gallery will also be available at other times – contact to make an appointment!

Copy Gallery
319 N. 11th St.
3rd Floor
Philadelphia PA
June 5th – 29, 2009

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Emma -June 10, 2009, 6:08PM

THIS IS AMAZING. how do i get one started? I would love to do this in a local art gallery or my school…

Andrea -June 11, 2009, 9:21AM

wow that’s incredible!

Luren -June 11, 2009, 9:25AM

If you are interested in doing this in your gallery, we’d be really excited to have you be a part of this project! Please email myself and Julia for more information!

forexsax -July 19, 2009, 7:16PM

The stuff on this web site is really witty and cool wise

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