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© Masaki Koizumi    Once upon a time, Japanese-born fiber artist Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam was exhibiting a large crochet sculpture in a gallery in Japan, when children started playing on the piece. Three years later, MacAdam completed her first large-scale crochet for kids.

© Masaki Koizumi Once upon a time, Japanese-born fiber artist Toshiko Horiuchi MacAdam was exhibiting a large crochet sculpture in a gallery in Japan, when children started playing on the piece. Three years later, MacAdam completed her first large-scale crochet for kids.

Having worked with fibres and textiles since the 1970’s, Horiuchi-McAdam came up with her crochet concept almost by accident. In the 90’s she was installing a piece made of crocheted yarn, when children asked if they could use it as a hammock. She nervously agreed, only to discover that the piece was surprisingly strong. In correspondence to this new playfulness animating her work, she started using bright colours.

Having worked with fibres and textiles since the 1970’s, Horiuchi-McAdam came up with her crochet concept almost by accident. In the 90’s she was installing a piece made of crocheted yarn, when children asked if they could use it as a hammock. She nervously agreed, only to discover that the piece was surprisingly strong. In correspondence to this new playfulness animating her work, she started using bright colours.

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- Exhibits that use unusual material choices - "The Amazing Airways" exhibit @ the Children's Museum of Winston-Salem - Museum-goers can climb and play with this soft/fabric-like structure, while also experiencing and (hopefully) appreciating art, which is inspiring.

- Exhibits that use unusual material choices - "The Amazing Airways" exhibit @ the Children's Museum of Winston-Salem - Museum-goers can climb and play with this soft/fabric-like structure, while also experiencing and (hopefully) appreciating art, which is inspiring.

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