Milena Ristic is one of those artists who is deeply rooted into everyday reality, but manages to capture its absurdities like miniature fragments – bitter sweet, edgy, direct and hard to resist.
While I was diggin’ through the archives of the Montana Supreme World of Wearable Art Award, I’ve found really nice discovery… Second Skin (2009) by Hayley May and Fiona Christie from Wellington, New Zealand.
I’ve managed to find on the web only three pictures of this interesting wearable sculpture… and here is the whole story behind the project, covered by New Zealand’s fair&blog Craft 2.0.
Second Skin by Hayley May and Fiona Christie (2009)
Photo: WOW! (c)
Both pioneers of modern dance and strong women in hard times, Loie Fuller and Martha Graham have made some ground works not only in dance, but in the field that discovers the interplay between the body, space, fabrics, light and movements…
Photo above: Portrait of Loïe Fuller, by Frederick Glasier, 1902
Photo bellow: Martha Graham in Lamentation, by Barbara Morgan, 1935
Nick Cave, photo taken from: greyareasymposium.org