Laura Letinsky and John Paul Morabito, ‘postnatureflowermarket(trainingUnslktaid)’, 2016, DOCUMENT

Laura Letinsky and John Paul Morabito have been collaborating since 2013’s Stain Napkins project. Together, the artists explore the relationships between photography and weaving, using digital interfaces to bring these two material outputs into direct communication. At EXPO, DOCUMENT will feature new abstract tapestries from the Telephone Game series built out of Letinsky’s digital photographic collages, which were hand woven and abstracted by Morabito. Letinsky is Professor and Chair of the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Chicago. Her work has been widely exhibited and is part of numerous public collections, including the Art Institute of Chicago, The Getty Museum in Los Angeles, SF MoMA, and the Museum of Fine Arts Houston. John Paul Morabito is Faculty in the Department of Fiber and Material Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work has been exhibited at numerous international venues, including Dorksy Gallery Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, NY; Bakalar and Paine Galleries, Boston, MA; John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI; Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL; RabbitHoleStudio Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY; and Local Lore Museum, Kherson, Ukraine.

About Laura Letinsky and John Paul Morabito