The Crochet Coral Reef is an ever-evolving nature-culture hybrid created by Christine Wertheim and Margaret Wertheim, that resides at the nexus of art, craft, science, mathematics, climate change, & feminist community practice.
Press + Essays
“The sculptures are like force-fields drawing you into their orbit, catalysts for a network of social relations that mimic a reef’s … Gorgeous, absurd and socially productive, these are rare works of art.”— Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times
“The Crochet Coral Reef risks making real and fabulated things together to open up still-possible times for flourishing … Palpable, polymorphous, terrifying and inspiring stitchery… ”—Donna Haraway
Margaret Wertheim spoke about the Crochet Coral Reef on the main stage at TED.
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