Words that drift away
I finally took the plunge and decided to fully dissolve the embroidered text piece I made for Art in the Woods. Carefully trying to wash away the residue in the bath and tease apart the tangled words met with varying degrees of success. But certainly worth doing to record the stages of disintegration. The disintegration of the text into something illegible has a sense of fragility to it; making and unmaking, allowing something to be undone. It reminds me of the idea of wabi sabi.
Deconstructivism - ArtsThread
My concept based around the architectural style 'Deconstructivism' which dislocates a structures surface, hiding its original shape. Working with the female form I distorted its own curves and created my own; with folds, cut outs and manipulation of the leather with tooling. Each piece resembles a garment to form a collection of leather fashion accessories for the body that connect together.
Mira Schendel – Exhibition at Tate Modern | Tate
The first ever international exhibition of one of Latin America’s most important artists, Mira Schendel. Opens 25 September at Tate Modern
White Series: Paolina Alexandra Russo
BA Graphic Design students Phillip Koll and Ollie Vanes collaborated to create a new White Show experience, by 'scanning' the models from every angle and making the final image 360 degrees visual. Phillip explained that the main challenge for shooting the White Project, was the fact that one hardly sees depth or texture when photographing the colour. So, the duo got up close, shot every garment inside-out, and built a bridge between old and new ways of approaching photography. We kick off…