A Weaverly Path will have its California premiere at Convergence 2012, the annual conference of the Handweavers Guild of America. The Conference will be held in Long Beach, California.The special screening is part of ‘Dinner and Movie’ on Friday, July 20 at 6:30pm. A Q&A with Silvia Heyden and Assistant Director Marybeth Dugan will follow the screening. For more info, visit the HGA Convergence website here.
A Weaverly Path received a very positive, starred review in the June 1, 2012 issue of Library Journal. “This warm and uplifting film will appeal to viewers looking for inspiration in their creative activities as well as to art lovers of all varieties.”
“A Weaverly Path” will be released on DVD and Blu-ray at the Closing Reception of “Eno River Tapestries” at the Bull City Arts Collaborative in Durham, NC on Friday, March 16th, 6-9pm.
The film will be available at the event and can be purchased at the film website as well. We will also have a limited number of DVD/Book bundles which includes a limited edition, autographed copy of Silivia Heyden’s, The Making of Modern Tapestry.
A selection of Silvia’s Eno River Tapestries are on display at the Upfront Gallery at the Bull City Arts Collaborative in Durham, NC.
Eno River Tapestries: New Work by Silvia Heyden.
Feb. 8 – March 31, 2012. Opening Reception Feb 17th 6-9pm. DVD Release of “A Weaverly Path” coming in March.
At eighty-four years young, Swiss-born tapestry weaver Silvia Heyden continues to produce stunning, modernist tapestries inspired by nature, music and her Bauhaus influenced education. Heyden’s genius with color and form explodes in these tapestries inspired by the artist’s daily hikes along the Eno River.
Walking along the Eno River, I am fascinated watching basic tapestry patterns become fluid in the water. Weaving is an art form in which movement back and forth is a constant, and tapestry weaving adds one element onto another in an intricate process. The Eno River offers an amazing variety of dynamic forms and rhythms that are just waiting to be transformed into compositions. As I walk along the river, I visualize particular combinations of color and texture to bring my tapestries to life so they will continue to flow when hung on the wall. – Silvia Heyden
A Weaverly Path was an Official Selection at the 7th Cinema on the Bayou Film Festival in Lafayette, LA.
The January 29th screening included commentary by artist Robert Dafford.
“A Weaverly Path” will have a Special Screening at Convergence 2012, a biennial, international conference sponsored and organized by the Handweavers Guild of America (HGA), with the help of many dedicated fiber enthusiasts. The Conference will be in Long Beach, CA this year and the film screens Friday, July 20, 2012 @ 6:30pm. A Q&A with Silvia Heyden will follow the screening. For more info visit the HGA website here.
A Weaverly Path is an Official Selection at the 20th Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival. Our film will have two screenings – Tues., Oct 18th @ 10:00am and Thurs., Oct 20th @ 11:35am at the Malco Theatre Cinema 2 located at 817 Central Ave, Hot Springs, AR 71901.
A Weaverly Path has been reviewed by Lyn Hart and can be found on the American Tapestry Alliance website.
We will have a Special Screening at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University on Sunday, August 28th @ 3pm. Silvia Heyden will be in attendance and participate in a Q&A following the screening. Free and open to the public. The Nasher Museum is located at 2001 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27705. For more info visit www.nasher.duke.edu. Thanks to the Nasher Museum of Art for supporting this event.