Yarnbombing And Chromacity And Dreamrockets

These rocketship post covers at the 21c in Bentonville…
Yarn Bomb -- Rocket//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

…were what came to mind when I was sent this piece about 104-year-old Grace Brett who crochets, working to make her town of Borders, Scotland more beautiful (her decorated call box is the best ever).

…and these pics I took when we went to UAB’s still-newish AEIVA last fall — it’s Amanda Browder‘s fabric installation ‘Magic Chromacity’:

Magic Chromacity, UAB AEIVA, Birmingham AL//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

Magic Chromacity, UAB AEIVA, Birmingham AL//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

Magic Chromacity, UAB AEIVA, Birmingham AL//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

Magic Chromacity, UAB AEIVA, Birmingham AL//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

Magic Chromacity, UAB AEIVA, Birmingham AL//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

Magic Chromacity, UAB AEIVA, Birmingham AL//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js


Two years ago, I coordinated our school to participate with The Dream Rocket project — went over *great* and the works of art our children made still appear in exhibits all over the country.

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