"Whether economic, philosophical, social or cultural, the context in which an artwork is created and the complicity of the artist within that context is intrinsic to its meaning. I started to create 3D embroidered felt sculptures of everyday objects to provide an opportunity to rethink these items we take for granted.
I draw inspiration from the reality that surrounds me, consumerism and everyday objects. I create in the aesthetics of Pop Art.
In my works, I use a needle, like a brush. I combine various materials from labels, newspapers, foils, to felt and fabric. My artwork is intimately connected to daily life and social and mass media contexts which in turn have helped define not only the meaning of my artworks but also me as an artist. No artist can control the passage of time, but I do my best to be more mindful of cultural and presentation contexts, and how this process attributes meaning to my artworks.
I would like to popularize and change the perception of fabric, which can also become a work of art. Every work requires commitment and patience from me, it is unique, created spontaneously without a specific pattern and in a fit of inspiration. Working with material is my passion. I try to make each of my works unique and stimulate the viewer's imagination."
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