Meticulous paper cuts by San Fransisco based artist Kanako Abe created by Ise-katagami – the ancient Japanese technique of creating fine stencils for patterning kimono fabric. In this case, the paper is the finished product rather than a means to another end.
Orlaith, from Dublin ad agency, The Public House, writes:
“We’ve found a way to recycle rejected ideas and deliver some client affection at the same. Taking a year’s worth of rejected ideas, sketches and scripts, we’ve carefully created custom bouquets for our clients. While plenty of ideas made it through unscathed this year, it felt like a good use of ideas that didn’t make the cut. Call it sentimental rather than scorned.”
Fair play, in fairness.
‘Miles To Empty’ – a full-sized 1979 Lincoln Continental Mk V recreated in paper and card by Detroit sculptor Shannon Goff, a (still work in progress) tribute to her late grandfather and the car he owned.
On show at Susanne Hilsbury Gallery at Ferdale Michigan until the 14th if you’re passing.