From June 10 in IJsselstein

From June 10 in IJsselstein

Saturday June 10 - performance at Museum IJsselstein, exhibition Vervlochten met MIJ (Intertwined with me). After that, the knitted material and a video registration of the performance will form an installation as a part of the exhibition. Over and Under, with Pavlos Marios Ktoridis. From 14:20 till they send us home :-) Museum IJsselstein (MIJ) Walkade 2-4 3401 DS IJsselsteinRead more
Performance at Textielsymposium

Performance at Textielsymposium

A new edition of the Textile Symposium will take place on May 18 in Schouwburg Rijswijk, focusing on the topic Art and Textile (Kunst en Textiel). Having been invited to contribute, I have developed a special performance for this event. Speaking the language of textiles, music and body – exploring life. Thursday, May 18 2017 De Rijswijkse Schouwburg Generaal Spoorlaan 10 2283 GM  RijswijkA short impression of the performanceRead more
From March 11 at Fries Museum

From March 11 at Fries Museum

Showing new work at the Sits - Katoen in Bloei (Chintz - Cottom in Bloom) exhibition of the Fries Museum in Leeuwarden. Open from March 11! A fascinating exhibition featuring amazing textiles from the VOC (Dutch East India Company) times and new work by a group of Dutch artists and designers in collaboration with Indian artisans. My installation Neither Not Both (Patterns of the In-Between) can be found in 'zaal 6'. In collaboration with Pitchuka Srinivas, Syamala Arts and Crafts, India. Commissioned by Textiel Factorij.Read more
Upcoming: collaboration in India!

Upcoming: collaboration in India!

From the middle of January 2017 – heading off to India to work with some amazing Kalamkari craftsmen for TextielFactorij project: www.textielfactorij.orgRead more
Museumnacht Amsterdam – November 5

Museumnacht Amsterdam – November 5

Textile turns into body and the body flows into textile - Alya's performance Red Thread explores the borders between the body and textiles during the Amsterdam Museum Night 2016. Saturday, November 5, 20:00-22:00 Location: walking from the metro station Bullewijk, passing the Heesterveld building on you left - look up - the performance will take place on one of the top balconies. The image below is from https://www.amsterdam.nl/bestuur-organisatie/bestuurscommissies/bestuurscommissie-zo/nieuws-zuidoost/2016/museumnacht/ Heesterveld Creative Community Heesterveld 72 1102SB Amsterdam Zuidoost Metro station BullewijkHave a look: http://museumnacht.amsterdam/programma-detail/?363/red-thread Alya is one of the six founders of the Social Textile Studio, Heesterveld 72. Check…Read more
Instagram

Instagram

Trying out Instagram :-) Inadvertent map A photo posted by Alya Hessy (@alya.hessy) on Oct 24, 2016 at 3:05am PDTRead more
Amsterdam September 24&25

Amsterdam September 24&25

Body-knitting is coming to Amsterdam! Having body-knitted in the North (Leeuwarden) and the South (Maastricht) of the Netherlands, we are invited to knit at the wonderful Craft in Focus (Ambacht in Beeld) festival in De Hallen, Amsterdam! With Pavlos Marios Ktoridis. I am also presenting an installation work there, watch our for RED! Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 Between 13:00 and 17:00 (approximately) De Hallen Hannie Dankbaar Passage 33 1053 RT Amsterdam http://ambachtinbeeldfestival.nl/programma-2016/over-and-under/Read more
Maastricht July 1&2

Maastricht July 1&2

My work was selected to be part of the Fashionclash festival 2016! Check it out at the Heritage Exhibition, location: SAM-Decorfabriek, Meerssenerweg 215, MaastrichtYou can also read a Q&A with me here :-)Read more
April 16 in Eindhoven!

April 16 in Eindhoven!

I was selected to show work at Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, during their Young Art Night #8! April 16, 21:00-4:00 https://www.facebook.com/events/942409089157640/Read more
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