PENELOPE A Study of Weaving as Technical Mode of Existence


Knotcoding – inspired by Quipu

Our PENELOPE project looks to integrate ancient weaving into the history of technology. One part of this work is to create new technology, such as the Pattern Matrix, incorporating designs for new interfaces based on ancient...


Tabby weave of sound

I’m Alex McLean and this is my first post to this project blog, greetings! If you are curious about who I am, you can read my profile. I’m here to share a quick, sound-based exploration of...

Penelope statue with warp-weighted loom 1


The PENELOPE project aims at integrating ancient weaving into the history of science and technology, especially digital technology. It encompasses the investigation of ancient sources (texts and images) as well as practices and technological principles of...