Thursday 22 November 2018

Alexandra Drenth II

Journey by Alexandra Drenth is a hand embroidered cheesecloth of faces and foliage completed this year. Alexandra retells stories of childhood memories, expressing themes of love and relationships entwined and enriched with elements inspired by nature such as flowers and birds. Her work takes one on 'a journey through time where no sense of time exists'. 

Monday 19 November 2018


Somarta's continuing exploration of clothes as a second skin has produced this collection called 'Innovations' that is being exhibited as part of "japon-japonismes.1867-2018" (November 15, 2018-March 3, 2019) at the Musée des Arts décoratifs (Decorative Art museum) Paris.

Sunday 4 November 2018

Chunghie Lee

South Korean textile artist and teacher Chunghie Lee creates site specific installations and wearable art based on the traditions of Pojagi. 
Pojagi is a historic Korean art form ( at least 2000 years old) of patchwork, patchwork pojagi, called chogak po, has many uses, it serves to cover, wrap, store, and carry objects.

Friday 2 November 2018

Rebekah Rai II

Rebekah Rai's design for Caliban from Shakespeare's The Tempest. Distorting the body to replicate elephantiasis, commenting on our perception of otherness as monstrous. The costume is formed using sawdust and tights.