D-Ring Project Muse 1 :Exploring larger format…

Finally the Muse 1 tarpaulin is finished. It measures 200 cm by 150 cm. I don’t embroider everything, I wanted to leave the colours symbols generated by the transfer work of my original collage in cross stitch grid.
I embroidered giant feather stitches to disrupt the regularity of the cross stitch.

Here I share some pictures of the small original embroidered collage (30x42cm)

And here are some pictures of the giant cross-stitch tarpaulin.

D-RING Muse , exploring larger formats

I needed more time for my experimentation with this large tarpaulin, here are some pictures and one video about the process from the last weeks.

I like the relationship with this format that goes beyond me. The work of embroidery becomes very physical, choreographic. I like the amplitude of the movements that lead the act of embroidering to that of performing.

I connect again to the embroidered performances I used to do a few years ago. A pure Joy!

D-RING Muse , exploring larger formats

In the last few weeks I have been working on larger formats from my collages.

At first I am working on the cross-stitch prints but I want to add other embroidery techniques like Lunéville crochet to give more texture and disturbance.
See you in 2 weeks to see if it works the way I want!

Notes & Sketches for The D-Ring Project, Muses in the City

Tears in the City: Rebuilding, Repetition, Introspection.

The stich, the stich, the stich. Extended time.

I filmed at the embroidery’s backside when I was embroidering my collage with the Lunéville ‘s hook. The invisible hook in a perpetual motion, perforating the paper. The hook and this repetitive sound of the stich.