lundi 26 mars 2012

hiroyuki murase: suzusan

an entirely new application for shibori dying techniques that sidesteps the dying process altogether. the fabric is twisted and tied as one would in preparation for coloring...
next, however, the sculptural result of twisting and tying is then used to craft three-dimensional shapes, instead of merely serving a temporary utilitarian purpose. i love the beautiful, sea creature-like objects that result:

traditional shibori is one of my all-time fav fabric treatments. if you want to see a suburb example of this technique applied to modern ideas, look no further than:

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