Christine Wertheim’s Hyperbolic Pseudosphere Crocheted From Video Tape

Christine Wertheim’s Hyperbolic Pseudosphere Crocheted From Video Tape

Christine and Margaret Wertheim’s newest Crochet Coral Reef exhibition will take place next year at Museum Frieder Burda (Jan-June 2022). This new piece will be part of the installation!

Christine Wertheim's Hyperbolic Pseudosphere Crocheted From Video Tape

In case you’re wondering, it’s four episodes of Star Trek: The Next Generation (TNG)!

Learn more about the Crochet Coral Reef project, an elegant alliance of science and art. I was lucky to see Toxic Seas in NYC in 2016.

P.S. Be kind, rewind.

NOTE: If you’re thinking of following suit, please know that multiple reports cite that crafting with old tape can be hazardous – do your research and take the right precautions!

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Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more. Learn more about her latest book, Knits & Pieces: A Knitting Miscellany.

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