Charlotte Johannesson’s practice involves working with both the craft technology of the loom and the digital technology of computer programming, exploring their formal and conceptual connections. Her practice encompasses a range of media including: weaving, painting, digital print and digital slideshows. Familiar with the work of Hannah Ryggen (1894-1970), a mid-twentieth-century Swedish- Norwegian artist who advanced weaving as a medium for social commentary in the lineage of history paintings, Johannesson initially began working with a simplified prototype of Jacquard loom. Formally using the loom as a textile artist from the 1970s onwards, Johannesson’s work from this period incorporated the materiality...