Pattern, like texture, is used to create visual interest. Unlike texture however, pattern does not invoke a tactile sense. Although textures can contain pattern-like elements, not all patterns are textures. Here patterns and variation are used to create interesting shapes with unity.
Alyssa Pheobys Mumtaz’s large scale, labor-intensive drawings on textiles explore the medium as a method of meditation. Geometric designs focus around a central point, beckoning both inward and outward, calling to mind both Modern and tribal art.