Japanese artist and designer Mariko Kusumoto (formerly) shapes gossamer coral and sea creatures from comfortable fibers like polyester, nylon, and cotton. Embedded with very small ripples or airy pockets, the standalone sculptures and wearables are translucent renditions of lifeforms, and their delicate compositions correspond with the fragility of the matter make a difference. The Boston-primarily based artist tends to cluster the unique parts into larger performs, creating sprawling reefs and varied ecosystems brimming with colour and texture.
Kusumoto is at the moment getting ready for a solo exhibition upcoming November at Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach, Florida, and till then, you can uncover a lot more of her ethereal is effective on Instagram.
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