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Elodie Antonie Draws Nuclear Landscapes With Humble Black Thread

Posted By Ana Lisa On April 5, 2012 @ 3:20 pm In Art | 1 Comment

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Using only thread as her drawing tool, Belgium artist Elodie Antonie [1] illustrates big structures and industrial landscapes carefully by hand. Cranes, electric pylons, bridges and even nuclear landscapes [2] are represented simply using only the humble material, and they are brought to life by traditional lace-making techniques that add some femininity to their depictions. Where the overbearing, man-made structures meet the delicate craft, Antonie [1] has found a space to celebrate the hidden beauty of the monstrous in an unusual way.

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Using a continuous line drawing [3] method, Elodie Antonie creates black and white landscapes of desolate nature. Combining straight and organic lines with thread knots in a balanced way, the Belgium artist gives life to some fantastic large-scale monuments.

Delicate and humble, yet visually strong, these massive structures around us become as fragile [4] as thread.

+ Elodie Antonie [1]

Via Ignant [5]


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[1] Elodie Antonie: http://elodieantoine.be/

[2] nuclear landscapes: http://inhabitat.com/tag/japan-nuclear-crisis/

[3] line drawing: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Line_art

[4] fragile: http://inhabitat.com/japans-prime-minister-calls-for-complete-phase-out-of-nuclear-power/

[5] Ignant: http://www.ignant.de/2012/03/19/elodie-antoine/

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