Fabric Sculpture - Jacob's Ladder

Louise Mabbs
Bridges London: Mathematics, Music, Art, Architecture, Culture (2006)
Pages 561–568


This paper develops ideas from a paper folding idea known as Jacob's Ladder into a fabric sculpture. It shows how, as an artist, I became aware of mathematics in my work. Translating origami concepts into fabric constructions, the nature of fabric affects the form. The opportunities fabric creates suggest possible developments