Sunday, 8 August 2010

SHAUNA RICHARDSON's "Crochetdermy"

"When say that I crochet animals, it often creates a stereotypical image in people’s minds. Although I enjoy playing with this image it is a preconception that’s hard to shift. Aesthetically, the animals I make are more akin to taxidermy than anything else so I came up with the term Crochetdermy to better describe what I do.

My background is in conceptual art. In an attempt to find new ways of exploring the 'Anything can be art' theory, I make work that combines uncomfortable themes such as accessible objects, nostalgia, traditional craft and realism."

Shaun Richardson - Crochetdermy
Lionheart Project

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