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Working at the Intersection of Design, Social Practice, and Activism, Tanya Aguiñiga Investigates the Creation of Community through Fiber Art, Furniture, Sculpture, and Performance.

Press Release

Los Angeles–based artist and designer Tanya Aguiñiga has established herself as a crucial voice working at the intersection of fiber art, design, social practice, and activism. Her work, ranging from her “Performance Crafting” series—which uses craft to generate dialogues about identity, culture, and gender—to furniture whose material and form reimagine its functionality to provide “support,” …

Los Angeles–based artist and designer Tanya Aguiñiga has established herself as a crucial voice working at the intersection of fiber art, design, social practice, and activism. Her work, ranging from her “Performance Crafting” series—which uses craft to generate dialogues about identity, culture, and gender—to furniture whose material and form reimagine its functionality to provide “support,” shows a commitment to design thinking as political. At the heart of her practice is an inquiry into how community is created, and the role that craft, design, and materiality play in its formation.

Location

2 Columbus Circle
New York, NY, US
Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun: 10am – 6pm Thu: 10am – 9pm Closed Mon and major holidays