PATRICK LICHTY

ARTIST, WRITER, RESEARCHER, CURATOR

Textile/Fiber

As a child, Lichty worked looms with his mother, using hand-made wool yarn they had spun.  his fascination with the loom, especially the Jacquard Loom as first digital fabrication method in 1803, which contributed to the rise of Luddites and Saboteurs. The emergence of digital Jacquard Looms provide large-scale production, again begging the issue of craft and mechanization.