Etta Sandry stands next to rolled-up fabric.
Weaver-in-Residence
ATLAS Institute

Etta Sandry is the 2022 Experimental Weaver-in-Residence at ATLAS Institute's Unstable Design Lab. An artist, educator and facilitator from the midwestern United States who is now based in Tiohtià:ke/Montreal, her material-focused research is rooted in fibre and weaving, spanning media through sculpture, writing and installation. Etta completed her MFA in the fibre & material practices program at Concordia University in the spring of 2021, and her work as an educator has recently included positions teaching fibre structures, and critical thinking and writing at Concordia. Her work has been exhibited in the United States and Canada.

Etta has more than 10 years of experience working as an organizer and administrator in arts communities. Most recently this has included roles as a board member at the artist-run center, articule, in Montreal and as a volunteer staff member of ACRE Residency’s fibre studio in Wisconsin.

 

Publication

Laura DevendorfSasha De Koninck, and Etta Sandry. 2022. An Introduction to Weave Structure for HCI: A How-to and Reflection on Modes of Exchange. In Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS ’22), Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA. 629-642. https://doi.org/10.1145/3532106.3534567 (June 13-17, 2022—Virtual Event, Australia) [Best Pictorial Honorable Mention Award].