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Born and raised in Metro Detroit, artist Margo Wolowiec has returned to the city after building her practice in Chicago and San Francisco. Taking Over is her first solo exhibition with Library Street Collective.

Press Release

Born and raised in Metro Detroit, artist Margo Wolowiec has returned to the city after building her practice in Chicago and San Francisco. Taking Over is her first solo exhibition with Library Street Collective.

Essential to Wolowiec’s work is the relationship between weaving and computing. The Jacquard loom, which helped spur on the Industrial Revolution, used a punch card system that stored and …

Born and raised in Metro Detroit, artist Margo Wolowiec has returned to the city after building her practice in Chicago and San Francisco. Taking Over is her first solo exhibition with Library Street Collective.

Essential to Wolowiec’s work is the relationship between weaving and computing. The Jacquard loom, which helped spur on the Industrial Revolution, used a punch card system that stored and processed complex woven patterns. That punch card system was directly borrowed to store and process information in one of the earliest computers. The binary logic of computing dictates that something …

Location

1274 Library Street (Alley)
Detroit, MI, US