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all about chips
This month, I’ve gathered some of the best chips focused soft sculptures from around the world. I hope you will enjoy these soft works of art as much as I do!
Make sure to click on each artist name to discover more.
Eridan is a multidisciplinary collaborative duo composed of Brooklyn-based artists Eri King and Daniel Greer.
In 2015 they became a collaborative duo exploring everyday objects and collaboration directly through various modes of making such as drawing, painting, sculpture, textiles, installation, sound, performance, and video.
Japanese embroidery artist ipnot creates pieces of food and drink that seem to pop out of the fabric and into real life.
“I discovered myself that the French knot stitch can be done by wrapping thread around the needle. I find this type of stitching to be a lot of fun to do and it is my favorite type of stitch. I have chosen the French knot stitch to represent my stitching style. I choose a thread of my own preference from 500 different-colored embroidery threads. As in the art of stipple painting, I use my needle like a paint brush and I stitch one knot at a time.”
Holly Levell is a textile artist from the UK specializing in the everydayness through her soft sculptures.
Softening the lines of a usually solid idea, with the touch of her personal identity. Her work recreates familiar foods and brand names using machine embroidery.
Thank you for reading!
If you have enjoyed this food column, then you might like my fast food issue!