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In her work ‘Portable City’, artist Yin Xiuzhen collects clothes worn by people in different cities and uses them to create miniature models of them inside a suitcase. To provide the viewer with the whole experience, the suitcase also plays a tape with the local soundscape.

Portable Cities by Yin Xiuzhen

In her work ‘Portable City’, artist Yin Xiuzhen collects clothes worn by people…

Yin Xiuzhen Builds Elaborate Cities With Clothes And Suitcases (Soundtrack Included) - Beautiful/Decay Artist & Design

Yin Xiuzhen Builds Elaborate Cities With Clothes And Suitcases (Soundtrack Included) - Beautiful/Decay Artist & Design

Portable Cities by Yin Xiuzhen

In her work "Portable City" artist Yin Xiuzhen collects clothes worn by people in different cities and uses them to create miniature models of them inside a suitcase. To provide the

Yin Xiuzhen 03 533x800 Des villes en vêtements dans des valises

Des villes en vêtements dans des valises

In her work "Portable City" artist Yin Xiuzhen collects clothes worn by people in different cities and uses them to create miniature models of them inside a suitcase. To provide the

use as inspiration for creating patchworks from similar photo-abstractions.    ("Technicolour Towers" - sharon elphick)

Technicolour Towers - Sharon Elphick I like Eplhick's use of photography for the original imagery before she abstracts and appropriates it, similar to Nicholas Ballesteros' work.

Portable City by Yin Xiuzhen

Textile Art, Fiber, Chinese, Cities, Workshop, Architecture

A leading female figure in Chinese contemporary art, Yin Xiuzhen (b. 1963, Beijing, China) began her career in the early 1990s following her graduation from Capital Normal University in Beijing where she received a B.A. in oil painting from the Fine Arts Department in1989. Her artworks have since been shown extensively in various international exhibitions. Best known for her works that incorporate second-hand objects, Yin uses her artwork to explore modern issues of globalization and…

The contemporary Chinese artist Yin Xiuzhen provides us with this series Portable City working on materials and diverts the purpose of the suitcase to imagine b

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Des villes en vêtements dans des valises

Yin Xiuzhen, Portable City: New York, 2003 Courtesy : Courtesy the artist and Alexander Ochs, Galleries Berlin I Beijing © Yin Xiuzhen

Portable Cities by Yin Xiuzhen

Portable Cities by Yin Xiuzhen

In her work ‘Portable City’, artist Yin Xiuzhen collects clothes worn by people in different cities and uses them to create miniature models of them inside a suitcase. To provide the viewer with the.

RE-USE of materials - commercial plastic bags. Concept that we can reuse not just recycle. Recycling can be expensive.. reusing costs nothing. The commercial aspect of the bags added purpose and another element of intrigment. Perception internationally, how the brands translate, eg  tomas mentions "target" in his youtube clip. A cloud spatiale city— Yona Friedman and Tomás Saraceno

RE-USE of materials - commercial plastic bags. Concept that we can reuse not just recycle. A cloud spatiale city— Yona Friedman and Tomás Saraceno

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