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Perpetua #234
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: 0x915890

library: regl

feature
value
Archetype
24.58%
Palette
4.24%
Harnesses
41.53%
Tieup
22.46%
Threading
27.54%
Treadling
21.19%
Warp Border
38.56%
Weft Border
33.47%
Warp Coloring
54.24%
Weft Coloring
75.85%
Echo
21.61%
Network
82.20%

features

Maze

24.58% (58) have this trait

Citrine

4.24% (10) have this trait

64

41.53% (98) have this trait

Maze

22.46% (53) have this trait

Spline Stroll Short

27.54% (65) have this trait

Spline Stroll Short

21.19% (50) have this trait

None

38.56% (91) have this trait

None

33.47% (79) have this trait

Per-Harness

54.24% (128) have this trait

Per-Thread

75.85% (179) have this trait

Weft

21.61% (51) have this trait

None

82.20% (194) have this trait

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