KATHARINA BLANKE / ARTIST ABSTRACT / 2010

Katharina Blanke’s works are utopistic-poetic illustrations and constructions of dresses. She analyses existing dress illustrations and garments, decomposes and re-stages them as newly interpreted vestment objects. As clothing architecture and textile sculpture, like a hollow garment shell, the portrayal of the robe becomes a personified object. Its wearability is deliberately left behind. The functional article…

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