Own Our Own Time V August 27 in Quebec Canada

August 27 2016 Own Our Own Time V was performed at the opening of In-Situ Textile Art Installations at Moon Rain Centre in Quebec Canada. 83 participants saved time in the form of a monumental knitting. During one hour time became visible as blue laps in this ongoing art project. The participants were both skilled knitters and beginners. It was a warm, cheerful, messy, loud and unforgettable experience. Own Our Own Time V was carried out in + 30 C .
Can you knit something cold?
Photographer Jamie Cruickshank

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Preparing for Own our own time V - Canada

Own our own time V is part of La Triennale Internationale des Arts Textiles is a Outaouais 2016 http://triennale-outaouais.com/la-route-des-arts-textiles.html . For one hour 83 participants save an unique hour in form of monumental knitting together.
Locally produced yarn is a part of the history. The hour saved in Canada is blue. The yarn from the Canadian factories Briggs and Little in New Brunswick http://www.briggsandlittle.com/ and Fila Tures Lemieux the Quebec http://www.lemieuxspinning.com/en/index.html was prepared before the performance that was carried out August 27. The yarn was donated to the project by Moon Rain Centre.

The artist Thoma Ewen generously lent her beautiful studio for the occasion. More about Thoma Evans work http://www.moonrain.ca/
photographer: Paulina Lindström


Canadian Art Magazine

Leah Sandals writes about Own our own time V in Canadian Art Magazine