22 October, 2014

Research - MAKIKO WAKISAKA

Makiko Wakisaka

Japanese Fiber Artist

Artist Statement:
Using leaf vein for material, stitching them together ... transparent object will appear.
Theme of my works are
[somethig looks fragile has a strong energy inside]
ex.) chrysalis, cocoon, seeds




Cloudy Sunrise 1994

Material: Leaf Vien,  Nylon thread, Polyester thread 

Technique: Machine stitch & Hand stitch

I like the way she's layering leaves up and dying them into different color which make this art piece shows a 3D effect even it's a flat textile.



Life 2002

Material: Leaf vien, Nylon thread, Polyester thread, Water soluble cloth 

Technique: Machine stitch & Hand stitch

Manipulating leaf veins, curving them into 3D form and stitching together, creates a very organic jewelry piece.



Cell

Material: Leaf vien, Nylon thread, Polyester thread, Water soluble cloth 

Technique: Machine stitch & Hand stitch

Similar technique as the one above, but dying into different color



Line and melody - exhibition with ZU, Sun-Kyoung Interior space 2006

Interesting interior textile, like the way the it's a bit transparency and cloudy, but also with color in dots.



Asian dust 2007

Size: H200 W300

Material: Leaf Vien,  Nylon thread, Polyester thread

Technique: Machine stitch & Hand stitch

photo : 金賛洙


Chrysalis 2008

Size: H13 W20 D20

Material: Leaf Vien, Nylon thread, Polyester thread

Technique: Machine stitch & Hand stitch

Rather than a flat textile piece, this is a more interesting and experimental like a textile sculpture.


Frosty moments 2008 

Material: Leaf Vien, Nylon thread, Polyester thread

Technique: Machine stitch & Hand stitch

Cutting and Layering to create a textile with depth, remains me of nest.


Cell -microcosmos 2009

Size: H300 W180 D180 

Material: Leaf Vien, Nylon thread, Polyester thread

Technique: Machine stitch & Hand stitch

Photo : Elena Colombo


Sea and clouds and sea 2009

Size: H20 W20 D5

Material: Leaf Vien, Nylon thread, Polyester thread

Technique: Machine stitch & Hand stitch

Cutting into stripes, dying, layering 


Cell -microcosmos 2013

Size: H270 W180 D180 

Material: Leaf Vien, Nylon thread, Polyester thread

Technique: Machine stitch & Hand stitch

Photo : 塩澤一洋

[Reasource]
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.526161257478333.1073742248.135294296565033&type=3 [Accessed  22 October 2014]

Image accessed at: http://members.jcom.home.ne.jp/makiko1970/  [Accessed  22 October 2014]

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