Nadie Borggreve (1991) lives and works in Amsterdam. She studied at the Royal Academy of Art (The Hague) where she won the departmental prize for Textile and Fashion in 2016. After working in fashion design and participating in a Norwegian residency, her studio practice evolved into fine art.
The artist employs a variety of techniques: tufting, intarsia knitting and a custom dye process. She makes her own colors and dyes her wool by hand. Vibrant colors with a rare depth come from this practice. The source of her raw material is essential to her creative process, which she sees as a cyclical, mirroring nature. She collects fabric and thread that is second hand or from unused supplies. Well-worn clothing also serves as a resource; she unravels them to recover thread. By reusing textiles, Borggreve attempts to preserve their history and establish a dialogue between the memory of an object and its tangibility.
Inhuman Carnaval at Dutch Design Week
Drinks At Dusk
18th-22d of October 2021, 18:30-19:00