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The American Bathing Suit > The bathing suit

The bathing suit

Studying the model, making variations of a digital picture, studying and transcribing these variations, picking one digital variation and interpreting it as a tapestry. From September 2005 to September 2006.

Three representations of the same model using three different techniques

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18 digital variations of a picture of the bathing suit taken in the studio with the camcorder

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The bathing suit image is divided by 16 digital contour lines into 16 spans corresponding to different shades of grey

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The Myth of Weaving and of Fabric in the Greco-Roman world. Penelope as a “thinker character”.

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The American Bathing Suit reduced to 16 shades of grey, colorized regardless of aesthetics

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Transferring the image of the bathing suit taken with the camcorder..

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a clothes horse, clothes pegs, coloured cotton threads, the contour lines of the bathing suit image hand-drawn, the tapestry of the american bathing suit

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The threads following the framework are thus step by step becoming an imitation of the image

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