Initially within the complexities of contemporary and historical language, artist Faig Ahmed translated his fascination to the intricacies of carpet patterns, particularly these from Turkey, Persia, India, and Caucasus. Distorting their unique composition, Ahmed produces designs that get away of the standard form of luxurious carpets, producing works that appear to separate, drip, and separate on the wall.
His newest textile piece had been created on a standard loom, up to date glitches and manipulations shaped by way of age-old weaving methods. Many of those latest works are additionally linked to Ahmed’s pursuits in genetic analysis and quantum physics, the mutated rugs serving as his try and show the impossibility of discovering symmetry in nature and a chaotic world.
This previous 12 months Ahmed’s rugs had been featured in reveals on the Museum of Nice Artwork Boston, Bellevue Artwork Museum, the Museum of Modern Artwork in Cleveland, the Milwaukee Institute of Artwork & Design, and Museum of Outdated and New Artwork in Tasmania. His most up-to-date exhibition, Source Code, opens November 17 at Sapar Contemporary in New York Metropolis and runs by way of January 5, 2017.