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Literature Clothing | Art & Fashion | Eco Trends

09-08-2010 Literature Immortalised

Imagine if your favourite literary works were brought to life in strange and wonderful ways? Katrina Rodabaugh not only imagined such a concept, she put it in to action with an art installation called ‘The Dresses/Objects Project’. Inspired by Gertrude Stein’s revolutionary poetry collection ‘Tender Buttons’ in 1914, Katrina hand printed the

verses onto recycled materials. Thirty artists put the

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material together, some never having sewn a stitch before and then tried their hands at modelling the
outfits, giving the final finish a natural, casual, just-thrown-together look, the words adding a sophisticated and timeless finish.

 

 Image Source: www.katrinarodabaugh.com
Content Source: www.sfexaminer.com
 

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