Material Intelligence: Linen

Material Intelligence

Position: Contributing Editor

Issue 2: Linen

Will linen be the fabric of the future, as well as the deep past?”

The second issue of Material Intelligence looks at linen’s wide-ranging roles from past to present: its use in the ancient armor “linothorax”, its harrowing part in the experience of enslavement, its place in contemporary making practices, and the material’s role as a keeper of memories. With essays by Glenn Adamson, Gregory S. Aldrete, Scott Bodenner, Andrew Hamilton, Elaine Reichek, Jonathan Square, and Deborah Valoma.

Editor: Glenn Adamson
Contributing Editor: Carolyn Herrera-Perez
Designer: Wynne Patterson
Published by The Chipstone Foundation
R. Ruthie Dibble
Jonathan Prown