Tag Archives: Unravel

The Making of Phat Knits

Tempted to recreate the artwork Phat Knits by Bauke Knottnerus that fascinated you in MoMu’s main hall during Unravel exhibition? We show you how it’s done.

MoMu lives the nightlife: Museumnacht 2011

On Saturday August 6th, we invite you to discover ‘Unravel’ at night. MoMu and 15 more museums don’t close until 1AM, and one ticket gets you everywhere!

Homage to Ann Salens

Christian Wijnants, Hilde Frunt and Sigi created installations honoring the colourful knit dresses Antwerp designer Ann Salens designed in the 1970s.

Supermarket of Style by Angelo Figus

In Agelo Figus’ Supermarket of Style, you’ll find knitted handbags, shoes and trench coats as well as vegetables, flowers and chairs.

Bruno Pieters: Collections and Unravel

Late last year, MoMu received a donation of thirty pieces by Bruno Pieters. A cotton-knitted sleevless dress and a hand-knitted roll-neck jumper are featured at ‘Unravel’.

Sportive knitwear

Because of the way it fit the body and its breathability, knitwear was the prefered fabric for sportswear at the beginning of the 20th century.

Maison Martin Margiela do-it-yourself sock sweater

Martin Margiela’s military sock sweater celebrates wartime knitting as the ultimate do-it-yourself clothing project. A step-by-step guide was published in A Magazine.

Sandra Backlund

Swedish designer Sandra Backlund talks about her love for knitwear, her relation to Sweden and the knitwear dress featured in the ‘Unravel’ campaign image.

Unravel symposium

MoMu and Woolmark invite you to join fashion experts, writers and curators to discuss the latest academic research on knitwear, May 5th at the FotoMuseum.

Dirk Van Saene and trompe l’oeil

Two turtle-neck woolen jumpers from Dirk Van Saene’s Autumn/Winter 2008/2009 collections explore the concept of trompe l’oeil, referencing to earlier designs by Elsa Schiaparelli.