NIKE schroeder: the edgar eduard emma herbst series NIKE schroeder: the edgar eduard emma herbst series
mar 21, 2011

NIKE schroeder: the edgar eduard emma herbst series

‘edgar herbst flying 03’ – 30x40cm – yarn on canvas on wood all images © anja schäfer

berlin-based artist nike schroeder stitches and dedicates her time and passion to her own artistic experiment. ‘the edgar eduard emma herbst series’ is an homage to a friend of schroeder’s and plays with ‘the adaption of the chaotic way the thread develops painting like qualities very adequate to his personal character.’

schroeder has the ability to expose raw emotions and bring them to the surface of her textile work through a certain degree of violence in the repetition of penetrating and attacking found in the relationship between needle and fabric. her deconstructed contour drawings, that allow for threads to hang free, carry a sense of natural and untamable movement not found in other mediums.

currently focusing on work for galleries, schroeder has also done commission work with costume and set designers for theater productions and illustrations for magazines and books. her most recent work is solely composed of thread and fabric, her fascination with the nature of the material, and the alienation of its pristine historical usability.

‘edgar herbst flying 02’ – 30x40cm – yarn on canvas on wood

‘edgar herbst flying 04’ – 30x40cm – yarn on canvas on wood

‘edgar herbst flying 01’ – 30x40cm – yarn on canvas on wood

‘edgar herbst studies 01’ – 13x17cm – yarn on canvas

‘edgar herbst studies 02’ – 13x17cm – yarn on canvas

‘edgar herbst studies 03’ – 13x17cm – yarn on canvas

‘edgar herbst studies 04’ – 13x17cm – yarn on canvas

‘edgar herbst the photographer’ – 13x17cm – yarn on canvas

‘edgar herbst smoke’ – 15x20cm – yarn on canvas

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions’ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication.

  • did tracy emin copy her style a couple of years back?

    just curious says:
  • I very much like nike, article is quite good. Hope to share the experience of the next.

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