In her latest work Lauren DiCioccio keeps experimenting with such fragile materials as papers & threads. Embroidered powerful images (in this case from the New York Times) encased in hand-embroidered cotton muslin…
“As news-gathering departs from paper form and is conveyed instead through the television and internet, the newspaper becomes a nostaligic and old-fashioned object. I describe the beauty of the ritual experience of newspaper-reading by describing the paper as a tactile and fragile object in the language of craft”.
Lauren is a San Francisco-based artist who studied Fine arts & Art History in NY and has been exhibiting all across the US since 2005. She’s very interested in investigating the physical/tangible beauty of commonplace mass-produced media-objects, most recently: the newspaper, magazines, office papers and writing pads, plastic bags, 35 mm slides….
Many more gorgeus sewed news this way.