Future People’s Palace – Remaking the Architecture of the Welfare State
This book presents the oeuvres 34 artist, artisans and designers that have exhibited at Fiberspace, a Stockholm-based gallery dedicated to showcasing textile and fiber art, craft and design.
The common denominator is their intrinsic use of textile materials and/or techniques as a central part of their practice. However, together these practitioners cover a wide range of departure points, perspectives and expressions.
The book also includes brand new essays by leading figures within the textile field: Jessica Hemmings, Textile Writer & Professor of Craft and Vice-Prefect of Research at HDK; Bella Rune, Artist & Professor of Fine Art, Textiles at Konstfack; Åsa Pärson, Master Weaver; and Delia Dumitrescu, Professor & Manager of the Smart Textiles Design Lab, Borås Textilhögskolan.