Red Thread was an international exhibition of Slovenian and Croatian textile artists. Oloop presented itself with the participatory textile instalation made out of wooden pieces called Vajenice. These round perforated plates were designed to practice hand-stitching. They hanged on the wall (with threads and needles beside) and invied visitors to sit for a wile and dive into the silent world of embroidery. By doing it we share the awareness of one’s own creativity, and the importance and power of hand-work.
Embroidery is a universal and simple technique so it is accessible to people regardless of gender, age, occupation, knowledge, skill. It reinforces the core values – a genuine connection with each other and patience, perseverance, confidence and willpower.
At the same time evokes the traditional ways of socializing with manual work and looking for solutions that are appropriate for the present time.
WHERE City Gallery Piran, Tartinijev trg 3, Piran
WHEN Friday, 16th October, 2015 at 7 pm