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Jovencio de la Paz explores how textile processes intersect with broader concerns of language, histories of colonization, migrancy, ancient technology and speculative futures.

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Jovencio de la Paz explores how textile processes—such as weaving, dye, and stitchwork—intersect with broader concerns of language, histories of colonization, migrancy, ancient technology and speculative futures. Confronting issues of embodiment and disembodiment, his current work employs Jacquard looms to create textiles that exist between the physicality of cloth and the ephemeral states of …

Jovencio de la Paz explores how textile processes—such as weaving, dye, and stitchwork—intersect with broader concerns of language, histories of colonization, migrancy, ancient technology and speculative futures. Confronting issues of embodiment and disembodiment, his current work employs Jacquard looms to create textiles that exist between the physicality of cloth and the ephemeral states of digital.

For Secret Tongues at Russo Lee Gallery, de la Paz presents new works that unite two technologies separated by centuries of time, manually programmed punchard Jacquard looms of the 18th century, …

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805 NW 21st Avenue
Portland, OR, US