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Julie Cockburn Slight Exposure

Julie Cockburn Slight Exposure | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

This British artist likes to transform found objects and vintage photographs. Julie Cockburn uses embroidery and collage to restore to old photographs the life they had lost over time. She finds the pictures—high school yearbook pictures, Hollywood headshots, landscapes—in garage sales and online, then methodically embellishes and tortures them with pieces of twine, strips of colorful fabric, cutting the photographs into kaleidoscopic patterns.

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Diane Meyer embroiders reality in search of truth

Diane Meyer embroiders reality in search of truth | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

US photographer blurs the faces and locations in her photographs with embroidery to reveal hidden histories.

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