Photoatelier #10 by Irina Kolesnikova
10ik Photoatelier #10, Irina Kolesnikova, flax, silk, hand woven, 15.5" x 11.75"; 20" x 16", frame, 2004
A paradoxical combination of contemporary art language and ancient handweaving technique is evident in the work of Irina Kolineskova."I like old, black-and-white photos very much,” she says,"and I play with images from these pictures, using silhouettes, details of dress, signs of a profession. I make collage and then replicate collage in woven technique."