Current Students > Yvonne Martinez (MFA 2020)

Untitled
Wool and cotton yarn, safety pins
54 x 38 inches
2018
Untitled
Wood and acrylic yarn
32 x 42 inches
2018
Untitled (Screen)
Wood, wool and cotton yarn
36 x 36 inches
2018
Untitled (Sweater)
Wool and cotton yarn, safety pins
75 x 94 inches
2018
Punch Stream I (Installation View)
Wool, cotton, and acrylic yarn, tv, vhs tape
Dimensions variable
2018
Punch Stream II (Installation View)
Wool, cotton, and acrylic yarn
140 x 121 inches
2019
Punch Quilt
Crowdsourced punch cards, acrylic yarn
66 x 103 inches
2019
Merging With Machine (clip)
10-hour youtube video, flash animation
Dimensions Variable
2018

My practice is a collaboration between materials, machine, and an audience. Using the limitations of outdated technology and the unpredictability of crowdsourcing to guide my hand, the structures I create take on a life of their own as they are made. Removing barriers between the audience and the output excites me. My body becomes a tool in the process, and it moves as directed by others. As a result I am able to play with my agency in various textile processes and investigate how these rigid media can become fluid and surprising.

http://www.yvonnemart.com
@meowiewowwie