|Moments of Thaw - Animal Sculptures by Tasha Lewis|
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|Thursday, 24 January 2013 20:33|
There is a certain joyous playfulness in the sculptures of artist Tasha Lewis, who is currently exhibiting her latest works in her solo show, “Moments of Thaw,” at the Harrison Center in Indianapolis. Though her sculptures look like taxidermied animals at first glance, each piece is actually crafted out of paper, tape and recycled materials, which are held together by powerful magnets. She once gets the form of the animal right, she covers the body with a “skin” of fabric cyanotype images, which have been hand-sewn to one another. Every part of the covering is a photograph made from a digital negative, and some skins are a collage of over 15 different images.
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