space between = lights off

pressed together = lights on 

Interactions between magnets and metals / possiblity of textile to hold potential energy.

Plastics, cording, metals, monofilament, soldered circuitry [magnets + reed switches].


Shaped by glow-in-the-dark cording, 
this specimen receives and gives light. 

A microscopic approach, Module(s) is woven with an overtwisted yarn in one direction to give in a rippling texture. To “ripple” the density and imagery of the fabric, tension was pulled and stacked as threads were being woven on the loom.

AHNIKA WOOD,   Photography Credit: Karina Rovira, Shaye Garrigan