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herrarium topographic fine art - alcampo by stefanie herr 

grassy patch (2012) · 18 x 25 x 4.5 cm


green valley · 23.5 x 16.5 x 4.5 cm

stampede vista · 20 x 26 x 4.5 cm

eagle nest (2012) · 17.5 x 25 x 4.5 cm

cebolla wilderness (2012) · 13 x 22 x 4.5 cm

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No, like really.   Eunsuk Hur brings literal meaning to the phrase with her hyrbids of wall-art and wear-art, where the model essentially becomes part of her piece.   It's pretty amazing...from her materials to her installations, there's an ethereal, almost preternatural feeling to her work that is just freaking breathtaking.  In addition to her installed pieces ~ the PHD candidate (I know, right?) designs everything from interiors to outerwear creating visual experiences out of an eclectic mix of textile, leather, wood, and felt {to name a few.}  

A woman of many talents, she illustrates, she sews, and she utilizes laser-cutting...which is pretty badass.

And I really want this bag....

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I think it's okay for me to call it diorama.   I mean, it's 3-D, and it tells a story, and I mean it in a completely good way.   I mean, seriously ~ check out what Portland's Meredith Dittmar is doing with clay (and assorted other things, but usually a lot of clay): that freaking amazeballs or what?  {I think it's okay for me to call it "amazeballs" ~ it describes it perfectly, and I mean it in the best way.}

I don't know what it is about these amalgamations of nature and machine, but they grab hold of me, keep me captive, and tell me a haunting tale I can't get out of my head for days.   Again, totally in a good way.

With a background in digital art and science, Meredith's pieces are like no other ~ a visual exploration of the...

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