artist immortalizes trump's most controversial quotes onto hand-embroidered textile pieces
 

artist immortalizes trump's most controversial quotes onto hand-embroidered textile pieces

trying to keep up with donald trump‘s controversial twitter feed, artist and activist diana weymar initiated the tiny pricks project, where she creates and curates embroidered pieces bearing some of the US president’s most outrageous quotes. the project is open for public participation, and has evolved into the largest textile trump protest ever, with over 700 tiny pricks, as weymar calls the unique, hand-stitched pieces, and hundreds of participants worldwide.

all images courtesy of tiny pricks project

 

 

 

weymar begun the tiny pricks project on 8 january 2018, when she stitched ‘I am a very stable genius’ into a piece of her grandmother’s abandoned needlework from the 1960s, which became an instant success when she posted it on instagram. as the outpouring of ‘unpresidential text’, as she refers to trump’s twitter posts, became heavier and harder to keep up with, the artist opened up the project to a community of stitching enthusiasts from all around the world, who have since contributed with beautifully embroidered textiles, bearing some of the US president’s most offensive, awful, and at times amusing, quotes. weymar plans to continue the series until trump is out of office, and aims at creating 2020 tiny pricks by 2020. the pieces are currently on view at lingua franca NYC, while the ones created by diana weymar studio can also be purchased.

artist immortalizes trump's most controversial quotes onto hand-embroidered textile pieces

artist immortalizes trump's most controversial quotes onto hand-embroidered textile pieces

 

 

 

 

project info:

 

 

name: tiny pricks project

artist: diana weymar

exhibiton: lingua franca NYC

duration: june 13 – august 31

location: 382 bleecker st. new york, NY 10014 united states

  • Simply slowly reproducing those words is a form of self-abuse. I think the title of her work is appropriate, but she should consult a therapist as to why she would wallow in those words. ‘Hope all’s well soon.

    Jimmy

    Jimmy Xi says:

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