Friday, 9 August 2013

Crochet as a medium for expressing art

In her blog, Elvis Robertson blogs about

joana vasconcelos

"Vasconcelos' work repeatedly plays upon the tension between the large scale of picees and the small intimate details of their technical execution. The materials and techniques used are employed to cleverly communicate subversion and strength, having great impact from afar then pulling you in closer."
Gorette, 2006
"Using crochet, a method of craft which has obviously been used throughout the history of most cultures, enables her to connect with women of any nationality. However the skill obviously has different implications to each nation, as with the tampons."

The tampon chandelier... read about it here
Crochet wrapped statues...
The island of love 2006
El matador, 2007

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