PICK-UP BELT exhibition at the Centre for Arts Gallery Shop. Opening on Feb 14th at 4 PM
The exhibition remains open until 29th of March 2019.
The exhibited pick-up belts were woven during the Autumn Semester course “Pick-up Belt Weaving” at the Centre for the Arts. The course instructor was master of Estonian national costume and lecturer Piia Rand.
The course participants were eight university students from a diverse range of curricula who learned the technique for the first time. First of all, the students were introduced with pick-up belts it the electronic environment muis.ee of Estonian National Museum. Each participant studied the belts of the Estonian church parish of their origin and chose one to weave. Then the students learned to make tracing patterns and wove their belts according to them. Belt weaving looms and knives made by Sujuri OÜ for the UT Viljandi Culture Academy were used.
Belts were done by: