Tsipora Levy /Red Fantasia
Red Fantasia: Technique: Knitting, Material: Yarn and string, Size: Height 9 ft. Width 6 ft.2 in. Diameter 6 ft. 2 in.
Born in Israel, 1934 Resides in Montreal, Québec
Studied at Bezale School of Art and the
Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Israel; at the Art Institute of Chicago, U.S.A., and is a graduate at the School 01 Applied Arts. University of Cincinnati, U.S.A. (B.Sc. in design). Participated in many group exhibitions in Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa. Received a Craft Dimensions Canada Award, Royal Ontario Museum Toronto 1969).
My medium is yarn. I paint and sculpt with yarn. In this fibre sculpture I tried to explore the expressive potential of fibres. The technique of knitting helps to achieve elasticity which turns the yarn into "sculpturous" material.
the above information is taken from the Textiles into 3-D broadsheet Poster used to promote the original exhibition
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