Grass

Nadja Friis
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09 Apr 2012
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Model: Sally Eldridge

Summer 2011

Embroidery project made for the Hand & Lock finale. I was inspired by grass growing unexpected places, like out of asphalt. I wanted the expression to be poetic and dramatic. I worked with the contrast between the organic wild soft grass and the hard and stiff asphalt, yet the grass is strong enough to break through the asphalt or mountain...
The style is a fitted boxy silhouette, that opens up in the seams around the right shoulder, neck and arm and left elbow. From there the grass (embroidery) ‘grows’ out.

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