Raw versus Sophisticated- Inspired by Nature
RAW VERSUS SOPHISTICATED EXPO AT LENSVELT
‘I am inspired by nature and driven by curiosity – Japanese – culture and art. Beauty is the tension between perfection and imperfection.’
I start with a blank sheet, a pair of scissors and then I cut en bow. A form or structure arises, inspired by nature and poetry. Then I work directly with the material, because each material has it’s own substance, tactility, exibility, thickness and scale that’s suitable. Felt is a natural, very primal, and ‘earthly’ material. Soft and tactile to work with…
Traditional fashion and product techniques have always fascinated me. Several of these techniques are used in di erent cultures and have all kind of functional applications in history. By applying this technique in another way and in another scale and composition, there arises something new and esthetical arises.