Selected woven textiles from
What excites me in woven textiles are the endless combinations of different materials and structures one can explore in a process that is simultaneously both very analytical and truly creative. Here are some examples from my previous projects, and fabrics I have designed for Italian jacquard mill Lodetex Spa.
Through the years I have spent enormous amount of hours behind looms hand weaving. Feeling different yarns and fibres and constructing and unravelling woven samples: gathering experiences that have equipped me with all that knowledge needed to understand the reflective nature of my practice. As a researcher I aim to utilise that tacit knowledge, that springs from the practice and is embodied on myself - and enables open-minded explorations beyond my own assumptions by adapting to the behaviour of textile materials.
2019 Emmi Pouta