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A Vibrant Coral Ecosystem of Thousands of Crocheted Sculptures Confronts the Climate Crisis

 Art Craft Science #climate crisis #coral #crochet #fiber art #sculpture May 12, 2022 Grace Ebert Detail of “Baden-Baden Satellite Reef.” All images courtesy of Museum Frieder Burda, shared with permission A new report released this week by an Australian agency says that the 1,400-mile Great Barrier Reef has undergone its sixth mass bleaching. About …

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Knit Coral Suits and Vibrant Marine Creatures Spring From Mulyana’s Whimsical Yarn-Based Ecosystems

 Art Craft #coral #costumes #crochet #installation #knitting #octopus January 26, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Mulyana, courtesy of Sapar Contemporary, shared with permission In Mulyana’s Fragile Ecologies, two figures cloaked in coral and algae tower over beds of fiber-based sea creatures. The Indonesian artist continues his playful and eccentric approach to marine life …

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Exquisitely Cut Paper Sculptures by Rogan Brown Highlight the Effects of Coral Bleaching

 Art #climate crisis #coral #paper #sculpture November 4, 2021 Grace Ebert Detail of “Ghost Coral.” All images © Rogan Brown, shared with permission “The coral reef is a microcosm of a macrocosm,” says paper artist Rogan Brown. “What is happening to the reefs today will ultimately happen to the planet tomorrow unless action is …

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Coral and Plant Life Consume Discarded Objects in Post-Apocalyptic Sculptures by Stéphanie Kilgast

 Art #clay #coral #found objects #plants #sculpture September 2, 2021 Grace Ebert “Coral Royal” (2019), epoxy clay, acrylics on tin can, 14 x 15 x 11 centimeters. All images © Stéphanie Kilgast, shared with permission Artist Stéphanie Kilgast (previously) envisions a vibrant, post-apocalyptic world overgrown with coral, fungi, and lush moss. Using cheap devices …

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Translucent Textiles Cast Organisms and Mundane Objects as Dreamy Sculptures and Wearables

 Art Design #coral #fabric #fashion #nature #sculpture July 9, 2021 Grace Ebert All images © Mariko Kusumoto, shared with permission From polyester, nylon, and cotton, Japanese artist and designer Mariko Kusumoto fabricates sculptural forms that resemble the creatures and everyday objects she finds most fascinating. She uses a proprietary heat-setting technique to mold the …

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Innumerable Spines Cover Amorphous Sea Creatures Sculpted in Clay by Marguerita Hagan

 Art #ceramics #clay #coral #sculpture #sea creatures April 15, 2021 Grace Ebert “Blushing,” hand-built ceramic, 3.25 x 5 x 2.5 inches. All images © Marguerita Hagan, by Richard W. Gretzinger, shared with permission Prior to sculpting the prickly lifeforms that comprise her Marine Abstracts series, Marguerita Hagan plunged into the waters surrounding the Cayman …

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