Textile, "Virtual Fruit", 2003
Technique: digital inkjet printed with acid dyes. Gift of Hitoshi Ujiie. 2006-10-1.
- Printed by Hitoshi Ujiie
What is this?
Length of digitally printed silk with layered pomegranate-like forms creating an abstract pattern of intersecting circles, in subtle shades of tan and taupe.
Why is this in our collection?
Hitoshi Ujiie is a textile designer as well as educator and founder of the Center for Excellence in Digital Inkjet Printing at Philadelphia University. Ujiie’s work is an exploration of the aesthetic implications of digital inkjet printing for textiles, which is bringing about profound changes in the approach to design for this medium. Working from photographic and video sources combined with hand manipulation, Ujiie exploits the full range of effects that can be achieved by digital technology, yet his work maintains a profoundly delicate aesthetic. Digital technology permits a fineness of line not previously possible due to the higher “resolution” of inkjet vs. screen technology. It also eliminates... more
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