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Light Abstractions

About this project

Worked from aerial photos of cities taken at night, abstracted so that each stitch represents an individual light. The piece focuses on the pattern created at a macro scale by humans and their interaction with the landscape.

Keywords

textiles, abstract, embroidery, handstitch, pattern

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Textiles

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Textiles
Light Abstraction NYC
Photographer: Yeshen Venema
Hand embroidered wool. 49 x 49 cm
Light Abstraction NYC - detail
Photographer: Yeshen Venema
Hand embroidered wool, 49 x 49cm
Light Abstraction Mid-East
Photographer: Yeshen Venema
Hand embroidered wool, 49 x 49cm
Light Abstraction Mid-East (detail)
Photographer: Yeshen Venema
Hand embroidered wool, 49 x 49cm

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