Gallery: Elodie Antonie Draws Nuclear Landscapes With Humble Black Thre...

 

Using only thread as her drawing tool, Belgium artist Elodie Antonie illustrates big structures and industrial landscapes carefully by hand. Cranes, electric pylons, bridges and even nuclear landscapes 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 has found a space to celebrate the hidden beauty of the monstrous in an unusual way.

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  1. undeadbydawn April 6, 2012 at 9:09 pm

    Minor note:
    the thick plumes emerging from those fat towers – as seen in the first, main image – are clouds. As in literally water vapour, containing no pollutants whatsoever.

    this is one of the many things people in general don’t know about nuclear generation.

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