Category Archives: Fiber Arts

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Tasting Cultures: The Arts of Latino Foodways

If you’re in Milwaukee between now and July, come check out Tasting Cultures at the Latino Arts Gallery, where my piece, Transcending the Material is on display. This is your chance to see the knit skeleton in person! March 4 – July

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Tasting Cultures: The Arts of Latino Foodways

If you’re in Milwaukee between now and July, come check out Tasting Cultures at the Latino Arts Gallery, where my piece, Transcending the Material is on display. This is your chance to see the knit skeleton in person! March 4 – July

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Interview: Collectif France Tricot

Solène from Collectif France Tricot (French Knitting Collective) asked me to do an interview for their website. It’s available in french and english: Hello Ben Cuevas, can you introduce yourself? I’d be happy to. I’m a mixed media installation artist,

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Interview: Collectif France Tricot

Solène from Collectif France Tricot (French Knitting Collective) asked me to do an interview for their website. It’s available in french and english: Hello Ben Cuevas, can you introduce yourself? I’d be happy to. I’m a mixed media installation artist,

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Transcending the Material

These photos document “Transcending the Material”, a mixed media piece that I created and installed while in residence at the Wassaic Project (an arts collective and residency program located in New York state). The piece was exhibited at the Wassaic

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Transcending the Material

These photos document “Transcending the Material”, a mixed media piece that I created and installed while in residence at the Wassaic Project (an arts collective and residency program located in New York state). The piece was exhibited at the Wassaic

The Wassaic Project: Good Press

The Wassaic Project Arts Festival was a huge success! I’ll be posting photos of my installation, Transcending the Material, in the very near future. In the meantime, Bora Mici wrote an excellent article about the festival. You can read the

The Wassaic Project: Good Press

The Wassaic Project Arts Festival was a huge success! I’ll be posting photos of my installation, Transcending the Material, in the very near future. In the meantime, Bora Mici wrote an excellent article about the festival. You can read the

Wassaic Project Interview

Ben Cuevas interview, 2010 Wassaic Artist Resident from The Wassaic Project on Vimeo. Here I’m discussing my latest work in my studio at the Wassaic Project. The piece I’m working on, Transcending the Material, will be on exhibition at the

Wassaic Project Interview

Ben Cuevas interview, 2010 Wassaic Artist Resident from The Wassaic Project on Vimeo. Here I’m discussing my latest work in my studio at the Wassaic Project. The piece I’m working on, Transcending the Material, will be on exhibition at the

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Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment

Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment, was a solo exhibition of original work by mixed media artist Ben Cuevas. The Exhibition took place at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA, May 2-10, 2010. Artist’s Statement: ‘I can’t understand why some people

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Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment

Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment, was a solo exhibition of original work by mixed media artist Ben Cuevas. The Exhibition took place at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA, May 2-10, 2010. Artist’s Statement: ‘I can’t understand why some people

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Medicine Cabinets

This installation was part of my recent show at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA, titled “Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment”. I knitted the five most popular psychoactive pharmaceuticals and placed them inside of medicine cabinets. I replaced the mirrors

Prozac Medicine Cabinet

Medicine Cabinets

This installation was part of my recent show at Canal Gallery in Holyoke, MA, titled “Healing Disparities: The Condition of Embodiment”. I knitted the five most popular psychoactive pharmaceuticals and placed them inside of medicine cabinets. I replaced the mirrors

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Knitted Rectum

This knitted rectum is the seventh and final knitted anatomy/chakra piece from my Hopsital Room installation. Stay tuned for installation images coming soon, as well as images from the rest of my show at Canal Gallery.

Rectum

Knitted Rectum

This knitted rectum is the seventh and final knitted anatomy/chakra piece from my Hopsital Room installation. Stay tuned for installation images coming soon, as well as images from the rest of my show at Canal Gallery.

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Brain (Sahasrara)

Brain (Sahasrara), another knitted chakra/anatomy piece from the Hospital Room installation.

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Brain (Sahasrara)

Brain (Sahasrara), another knitted chakra/anatomy piece from the Hospital Room installation.

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Jock Strap (a work in progress)

The Jock Strap piece is another work in progress. For this project I sat nude in a men’s locker room and knit myself a jock strap, commenting on the notion of woman’s work vs man’s work and appropriate activities within

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Jock Strap (a work in progress)

The Jock Strap piece is another work in progress. For this project I sat nude in a men’s locker room and knit myself a jock strap, commenting on the notion of woman’s work vs man’s work and appropriate activities within