Introduction to This Space

by EPB

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Javanese Batik Sarong

Javanese Batik Sarong

Presentation by Elizaveta Buzytsky in 2021. More on the Studio EPB Batik practice can be found here. This is an example of a Javanese sarong or sarung, defined as a tubular skirt wrapped at the hips and ending at the ankles. The word sarung is derived from the Malay...

The Beautiful Math of Coral – Margaret Wertheim

The Beautiful Math of Coral – Margaret Wertheim

Sitting in the studio, working through materials and planning out the space, I have been thinking about a lot of things in an associative way. What I mean by this is that I often make objects that remind me of certain processes and objects through my own personal...

Art Making in the Time of Corona

Art Making in the Time of Corona

Art Making In The Time of Corona April 2021With help from knowledgeable professionals, I have spent the last eight months building a new website dedicated to my multidisciplinary art practice. The site is studioepb.com. Our home base is in Bushwick, NY and despite...

Cord Cutting Archive

Cord Cutting Archive

View the project page for Suspension »All this stuff happening over the course of the year and what is interesting is I did not really know what was going on, because no one did. But I ordered these threads, these ropes the week before, and they arrived that weekend...

Multilogue

Multilogue

LINK TO THE PROJECT PAGE » Sacred Erotica Collaboration2018-2020   “It is not ‘the answer’ that we must seek but rather a continuous ‘process of answering’…Needed, then, is not a dialogue but a multilogue, the outcome of which is not a single, rational plan but a...

Multilogue

The Holy Wow

The Holy Wow Sacred Erotica Collaboration 2018 – 2020 “It is not ‘the answer’ that we must seek but rather a continuous ‘process of answering’…Needed, then, is not a dialogue but a multilogue, the outcome of which is not a single, rational plan but a richly nuanced...

Working, Resting

Working, Resting

During a studio visit last week, I spent five of the seven minutes I had talking about the spider mite infestation that has recently become a dominant organic process on our plants. Apparently, the mites had also infested my thoughts. “The plants are an important...

Visualizing Nouns

Visualizing Nouns

LINK TO THE PROJECT PAGE »   PROCESS ENTRYFEBRUARY 11TH, 2021 We’ve organized, archived and cataloged most of the fibers paintings from the past eight years or so. I started writing about them, and then got tangled in the layers of meaning they have to me. I made...

Breaking Up

Breaking Up

LINK TO THE PROJECT PAGE »   I remember holding a paintbrush dripping with linseed oil and fragrant, viscous paint as it hovered over the canvas before making a mark. I remember the deliberation of what, how much, where and why to make a gesture in a precise,...

Movement

Movement My mother took me to my first yoga class at the Center for Yoga of Seattle when I was sixteen years old. I was immediately mesmerized by the strange contraptions and straps hanging from the walls, curious to learn this mystical art of movement. I was not an...

Making a Zine

Making a Zine

Artist Collective & Zine2017   LINK TO THE PROJECT PAGE » ​ Noun/ ‘snag’ -an irregularity that suggests the result of tearing; especially a pulled threat in fabric “a snag in her stocking” According to us, it is also 1. A Bushwick-based artist collective...

Secret Dungeon Project

Secret Dungeon Project

EXHIBITION: StaminaSecret Dungeon, Brooklyn, NYFinger crochet15,150 feet of polyester & cotton clotheslineDimensions variable2017 LINK TO THE PROJECT PAGE »   For the duration of five weeks, I occupied the Secret Dungeon Project space in Bushwick, Brooklyn,...

Indonesia

Indonesia

RESIDENCYBabaran Segaragunung Culture House, Jogjakarta, Indonesia2019   LINK TO THE PROJECT PAGE »   In late autumn of 2019, I boarded a nineteen-hour flight to Singapore. A week later, I arrived to Indonesia, where I would complete a residency at the...

Tie Off

Tie Off

Hand-sewn, knotted, and installed with media projection1,500 vintage and contemporary neckties64” x 40” x 168”2015   LINK TO THE PROJECT PAGE » ​ “Descending from a beam hangs an assemblage of ties of all sorts. Within the braided mass dangle pieces of wood and...

SNAG

SNAG

SNAG Artist Collective & Zine2017 A Bushwick-based artist collective working in contemporary and traditional fibers process, dedicated to confronting the divide between notions of “art” and “craft”. We believe that fibers practice is historically rooted in the...

Syncope, Syncope

Syncope, Syncope

An immersive archive of quarantine, finger crocheted in black paracord6,000 feet of nylon rope70” w x 112” h, depth variable2020   LINK TO THE PROJECT PAGE »   The inception for this piece began when I came into my first quarantine in March 2020. I packed 6,000...

Breaking Up

Paintings

Redressing, 201224" x 24", Braided CanvasSmall Stocking, 20159" x 9", Nylon, Nails, LeatherThese Arches, 2015 14" x 14", Canvas, Silk Garter BeltMoscow Mistress, 201516" x 16", Nylon StockingsMadame Butterfly, 201726" x 27", Suede, Antique Silk KimonoThings That Go...

Cookie Tongue

Cookie Tongue

Cookie Tongue Date Listen to Orphan Arms by Cookie Tongue: Bandcamp | Apple Music | Spotify "The uniquely fantastical nature of Cookie Tongue allows the members...to bring more than just interesting instruments and surreal sounds to the project. The focus is never...

Wearables

Wearables

Wearables Viscose jerseyNatural and synthetic dye2015 In 2013, I left New York City to pursue a master's education in Fibers & Materials Studies. During those two years, I studied dye processes, soft sculpture, sewing, history of craft, costume, and adornment....

Exit Visa

Exit Visa

Exit Visa Bedding in cotton, linen, polyester, found aluminum fencing8' x 4 ' x 3.5'Residency at Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico2011​ They waited for eight years to receive paperwork to leave their native home of the former Soviet Union. While my father...

Buffalo Play

Buffalo Play

The Buffalo Play Set Design and InstallationNylon netting2018 “In a small-town jail cell just outside Yellowstone National Park, an East Coast social justice worker awaits her arraignment. Her crime? "Calf-napping." When she finds herself with a dead baby bison, its...

Title v2

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200 Hours

200 Hours EXHIBITION: StaminaSecret Dungeon, Brooklyn, NYFinger crochet15,150 feet of polyester & cotton clotheslineDimensions variable2017 For the duration of five weeks, I occupied the Secret Dungeon Project space in Bushwick, Brooklyn, building the installation...

Suspension

Suspension

Suspension An immersive archive of quarantine, finger crocheted in black paracord6,000 feet of nylon rope70” w x 112” h, depth variable2020 The inception for this piece began when I came into my first quarantine in March 2020. I packed 6,000 feet of black parachute...

Overt Symbols

Overt Symbols

Overt Symbols Hand-sewn, knotted, and installed with media projection1,500 vintage and contemporary neckties64” x 40” x 168”2015 “Descending from a beam hangs an assemblage of ties of all sorts. Within the braided mass dangle pieces of wood and foam, which help to...

Batik

Batik

Batik RESIDENCYBabaran Segaragunung Culture HouseJogjakarta, Indonesia2019 In late autumn of 2019, I boarded a nineteen-hour flight to Singapore. A week later, I arrived to Indonesia, where I would complete a residency at the Babaran Segaragunung Culture House in...