Series: Figure Out
Artist: Ana Baleia
This is Madame Bovary, from the book “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert, 1856.
Figure Out – Characters from Literature is a series of textile sculptures representing figures from the pages of books, made from material collected over the years and stored in the studio including scraps of fabric, metal parts, wire and buttons. Figure Out’s creative process is to imagine the figures created in the writers’ heads, and materialize them in embodied form -giving rise to unique, detailed and expressive pieces.
Material used: Made using a variety of collected materials: fabric, buttons, threads, cotton threads, hook, nappa, fabric paint, wire and more.