Argentinian artist Manuel Ameztoy has created Paraísos desplegables (Pop-up Paradises), a site-specific solo exhibition in the Faena Arts Center in Buenos Aires. The installation reaches 630 m² of cut and non-woven fabrics that hang from the ceiling of the space imitating a natural landscape that coexists with
Swiss artist Stéphanie Baechler is inspired by curtains, fabric pleats, plastic bags, wrapped objects and creased blankets. As a starting point for her fabric project Baechler begins with formations, shapes, and material combinations that result from the rather accidental than conscious every day actions. In creating this project she explores paper or fabric installations in [...]
Photographer Danny Treacy recovers discarded clothing he finds lying around in lonely places such as streets, car parks and waste ground. He then re-stitches, re-fashioned: re-modeled into junk monsters – uncanny suits that he wears in life-sized portraits in his series Them.
They belonged to the unknown, the anonymous, the lost, the drunken and looming out of the black background the faceless figures evoke urban warriors, mythical beasts, distorted creatures. It seem that something that happened to its former owner emanates from each piece of fabric, making the attire all the more haunting.