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Perpetua #0
Punch Card Collective

https://perpetua.punchcardcollective.com/

Perpetua is a collection of generative weavings.

Fabric emerges from a series of binary choices as horizontal threads go over or under vertical threads. These decisions are interconnected, systematic, and give rise to an infinite variety of patterns, making weaving an ancient generative art. In essence, weaving is a practice of meticulous matrix multiplication calculated in threads.

We construct each Perpetua image, just like many weavers do, as the product of three binary matrices (the “treadling”, “tie-up”, and “threading”). This kind of design schematic is called a weaving draft and it allows us to converse with traditional weaving patterns and symbols while also extending into alien weavings that would be physically impossible to produce.

license: CC BY-NC 4.0

owned by: 0x9c7f8d

library: regl

feature
value
Archetype
26.88%
Palette
3.13%
Harnesses
26.88%
Tieup
26.88%
Threading
38.75%
Treadling
37.81%
Warp Border
39.69%
Weft Border
35.31%
Warp Coloring
53.13%
Weft Coloring
76.25%
Echo
18.13%
Network
82.50%

features

Control

26.88% (86) have this trait

Syenite

3.13% (10) have this trait

8

26.88% (86) have this trait

Rule54

26.88% (86) have this trait

Spline Crawl

38.75% (124) have this trait

Spline Crawl

37.81% (121) have this trait

None

39.69% (127) have this trait

None

35.31% (113) have this trait

Per-Harness

53.13% (170) have this trait

Per-Thread

76.25% (244) have this trait

Both

18.13% (58) have this trait

None

82.50% (264) have this trait

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