PONToon Beneficiary’s Designs on Display at Crafted Futures

A beneficiary of the PONToon project who worked with Aspex gallery and their PONToon artists in residence, boredomresearch, last year has had her work selected for display at the Crafted Futures showcase.

Olufolake Ayeyemi, a fabric artist and fashion designer who has created her own clothing brand called My Fruitful Fingers, developed several fabric hangings as part of boredomresearch's Textile Pattern Software workshops.

PONToon Beneficiary at Aspex's Crafted Futures
Aspex's Crafted Futures showcase is running until the 23rd of June

The workshops saw participants make use of free open-source 3D computer graphics software Blender, an electronic microscope and various natural objects such as shells, leaves and crystals to create patterns and transfer them onto digital renderings of fabrics and garments.

Read more: Boredomresearch Host Open-Source Software Workshop

Olufolake Ayeyemi's wall hanging design, created during a PONToon workshop with boredomresearch
One of the fabric wall hangings created by Olufolake Ayeyemi, who runs her own clothing brand, called My Fruitful Fingers.

Olufolake's designs will be exhibited alongside three other artists at Crafted Futures, an exhibition which aims to showcase work from both local and international makers who are harnessing technology to produce creative works.

The showcase is currently taking place at Aspex art gallery in Portsmouth. The showcase is available for viewing during the gallery's usual opening hours and runs until the 23rd of June.

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Find out more about Crafted Futures here: Crafted Futures | Craft Showcase via Aspex