September 23, 2011 § Leave a comment
For Threaded Stories, Liyen designed a series of Chrysanthemum Templates with varying degrees of complexity that was used during the workshop. Instructions on how to use this basic floral design can be found in Liyen Chong’s Hair Embroidery Tutorial.
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July 1, 2011 § Leave a comment
Liyen Chong’s practice revolves around the notion of translation, cultural symbolism, history, and the ancient Chinese hair embroidery. Using the hair of her friends and acquaintances, Liyen uses embroidery techniques that were passed down to her from her grandmother. Below are some examples of her past works. To find out more about Liyen’s current project, please visit her website at http://liyenchong.com
Artist’s hair on cotton.
32mm x 30mm « Read the rest of this entry »