Terese Agnew on Portrait of a Textile Worker
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Fiber artist Terese Agnew describes how the idea of "Portrait of a Textile Worker" came to being. The image which is constructed of thousands of clothing labels stitched together is about the exploitation and abuse of laborers, the by-products of globalization and the insatiable American appetite for goods. THREADS episode PBS premiere: May 11, 2012.