Since ancient times, the Yangtze River Delta region has been the main cotton producing area and textile industry center, "a variety of kapok, natives professional textile", cotton fields account for 70% of the cultivated area, "three parts suitable for rice, seven parts suitable for kapok". In 1895, Zhang Jian founded dasheng Yarn factory in Nantong, Jiangsu province, which was located in the Yangtze River Delta region. He put his ideal of saving the country into practice and opened a prosperous era of cotton textile handicraft industry in Nantong.
In November 2021, Dasheng Weaving Art was founded to commemorate Zhang Jian's founding of Dasheng Yarn Factory and the achievement of "The first city in modern China" to promote the development of Nantong. The weaving exhibition will re-present the craft and installation of weaving art to the world.
织造的海洋 The sea of weaving
After transforming of the exhibition hall with cotton as the theme, the whole space to imagine a world of cloth art, by modern space technique show return in the knitting art culture in the new era of wave, the whole hall by sequence area, subject, device, process exhibits, weaving experience area, viewing area, sequence at the entrance of the wall, through a whole line art shaft arrangement and preface, show the power of the cotton warm, A flower a world, the introduction of cloth weaving ocean。
自然的博物空间 Natural natural space
The whole exhibition hall, with the theme of "warm life", the designer uses a large number of hand-scratched paint materials with the sense of original natural texture. After the transformation, the whole space of Dasheng Weaving Art Store has changed from the original old building into a natural space with temperature, which exudes softness but power from the inside out. The world of cloth art is very simple, just like life itself, true and plain.
时空的融合 Fusion of time and space
The longer I stay in the exhibition hall, the more I will have a sense of interlacing time and space. The old loom, the big dye vat, and the crafts of spinning quilt are all reproduced in a modern way. The new and old, the ancient and the present, glow with new vitality in the contrast, and integrate the sense of time and space into them.
精神的力量The power of spirit
At the end of the hall, we also set up a viewing area and experience area, the spiritual level of ascension in smooth shadow, deduces the whole life cycle of cotton to made into cloth art, from cotton colourful life extension to the circle of life and the sustainable development of the cycle of nature, to the prosperity of the sea area. Adhere to and inherit, ancient and modern, the inheritance of manual skills and craftsman spirit, highlight a country's cultural confidence, and finally realize the sublimation from material to spiritual.