A collection of pillows embroidered with intimate portraits of people sleeping by Iranian artist Maryam Ashkanian. See more images from “Sleep Series” below.
Artist Julie Cockburn embroiders over images she collects from eBay and flea markets. See more images below or on display at The Photography Show in New York City March 30 – April 2.
American artist Diane Meyer questions the ability of photography to accurately preserve our memory and experience, highlighting its tendency to obscure the past by transforming history into an object of nostalgia. Embroidering directly onto photographs taken along the former path of the Berlin wall, see more images from “Berlin” below.
You can also click here to see our previous post on Meyer’s series of hand-embroidered family photos, “Time Spent That Might Otherwise Be Forgotten,” a selection of which is on display at the George Eastman Museum in New York until Janurary 29th.
London-based artist Richard McVetis painstakingly hand-stitches intricate patterns of dots and crosses onto wool cubes in an effort to turn the passage of time into something that can be seen and touched. More images from “In Pursuit of Time” below.
Rebecca Chew gives a hand-made look to traditional glossy magazine spreads. Check out more portraits stitched with luchador masks for Esquire Singapore below!