All posts tagged: artist

Echelman’s Woven Sculptures Around The World

“The spaces I want to be in are nurturing and soft and saturated with color. Our cities don’t have enough of that, and as humans we need it.” An American artist based in Brooklyn, Massachusetts, Janet Echelman – has been sculpting with engineered fibre fifteen times stronger than steel at the scale of buildings and city blocks since 1996. Echelman’s art transforms with wind and light, and shifts from being “an object you look at, into an experience you can get lost in.” After her ten years of painting career ended, she decided to do giant sculpture with fishnet. Her first collaboration was with fishermen in Mahabalipuram, India – built a jellyfish-like self-portrait out of fishnet, called “The Wide Hips.”   The next collaboration, together with fishermen again, they tied a million and a half knots, and installed it in Madrid, Spain – and noticed by thousands which lead her way to her first permanent sculpture, “She Changes” in Porto, Portugal and then around the world. Using unlikely materials from atomized water particles to engineered fiber …

The Anxiety Of Isolating – Seoul, South Korea

Daehyun Kim, a Seoul base illustration artist expressed his creativity with his well-known black and white “Moonassi” (a character with no face expression, wearing a black long leotard) towards the feeling of isolation during the Covid-19 stay at home. Through his 7 drawings and notes about “The Anxiety Of Isolation” in New York Times news online, he described his feeling about good old memories with friends, mixed feelings, and activities at home during the isolation. Below you can see a few of Kim’s corona virus diary drawings published in New York Times on Thursday, 7th May 2020:… Below you can watch on the process of making the “Moonassi” from Daehyun Kim’s YouTube channel:… Daehyun Kim has been illustrating “Moonassi”, a young Buddha lookalike character with no face expression, wearing a black long leotard. The character expressing a sensitive yet beautiful modern meditation with surreal image story about souls, attitudes, and feelings. For more info about Daehyun Kim: – Website http://www.moonassi.com – Instagram @moonothing – YouTube Channel Daehyun Kim . Source: New York Times: The Anxiety of Isolation …