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Riina Samelselg

  • Faculty of Design
  • Textile Design
  • ba
  • Shut the ...
  • Tutor(s): Merilin Kruusel
  • Textile woven on jacquard looms (TC1)
  • 180 x 72 cm

When the empty noise around you gets louder and louder and your peace is lost and you can’t directly react upon it, you can say it in a roundabout way, weaving black on black.

The textile depicts shredded newspaper strips that symbolise a text with no beginning and no end. The newspaper strips are partially covered with punk-style individual capital letters, which form an unfinished text of their own.

Photo: Dina Aller
Photo: Dina Aller
  • ContactNoise
  • Tutor(s): Sten Saarits
  • Video .mp4 format
  • Duration 7 min 14 sec

What would the body hear if every pore on the skin were an ear?

In collaboration Riina Samelselg, Anete Vihm and Greth-Ann Loog created installation project’s soundtrack uses recordings of the contact noise made by materials worn as clothing (textiles, leathers). The visuals to support the soundtrack were created by shadow play with the materials used in the experiment.

Authors: Riina Samelselg, Anete Vihm, Greth-Ann Loog