Paperness: Expressive Material in Textile Art from an Artist’s Viewpoint

Author: Nithikul Nimkulrat

single-authored book, 2009

Paperness: Expressive Material in Textile Art from an Artist’s Viewpoint presents a reflective and thorough account of the process of creating material artworks from a specific material – paper string. The study utilises author and textile artist Nithikul Nimkulrat’s own creations as a vehicle for research. Material is not limited to inanimate, straightforward physical qualities but is extended to the senses of bodily movement and the animated modes of expression of someone experiencing the material. The concept of materialness signifies the totality of the creation and includes elements of form, content, context, space, and time.

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Suggested Citation: Nimkulrat, N. (2009). Paperness: Expressive Material in Textile Art from an Artist’s Viewpoint. Helsinki, Finland: University of Art and Design Helsinki.