WWW: creativity, quilts, and collaboration

It turns out creativity is difficult to define.

That’s the finding of why it’s a challenge to describe what what an artificial intelligence is doing.

If you didn’t see it earlier this year, neural networks have already been used to create knitting designs, skyknit.

If you’re confused by AI, this chart and article from the MIT Technology Review may help.

The New York Times released a short documentary, While I Yet Live about the quilters of Gee’s Bend, Alabama. The story of these women, their bold voices, their quilting, and their craft is one of love.

Fiber artist Kimber Follevaag and photographer Sylvia Darcy collaborated to create the gallery show “Cage Doll”. This show explores explore the barriers that hold women back as well as the power women draw on as they flourish. The exhibit is open November 15-17 from 6-8 p.m at the Washington Cracker Building in Spokane, Washington (USA).

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