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Perpetua #215
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

collection: factory

owned by: 0x830cc1

library: regl

feature
value
Archetype
23.85%
Palette
2.75%
Harnesses
40.83%
Tieup
21.56%
Threading
27.06%
Treadling
12.84%
Warp Border
12.84%
Weft Border
17.89%
Warp Coloring
44.95%
Weft Coloring
76.15%
Echo
39.45%
Network
82.57%

features

Maze

23.85% (52) have this trait

Flake

2.75% (6) have this trait

64

40.83% (89) have this trait

Maze

21.56% (47) have this trait

Spline Stroll Short

27.06% (59) have this trait

Laplace Bumps

12.84% (28) have this trait

Medium

12.84% (28) have this trait

Medium

17.89% (39) have this trait

Per-Thread

44.95% (98) have this trait

Per-Thread

76.15% (166) have this trait

None

39.45% (86) have this trait

None

82.57% (180) have this trait

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