The Thread of Carne Griffiths' New Work

Carne Griffiths is well known for his avant-garde use of materials, including tea, brandy and vodka. His latest project sees him incorporating a material that harks back to his previous career as a gold wire embroidery designer… thread.

Carne has been ingeniously suspending ‘fragments’ of his beautiful and delicate portraits with cotton thread, giving his distinctive imagery an enchanting 3-dimensionality. The gentle movement of the pendulous paper brings his intricate drawings to life. His subjects sway like the foliage they adorned with. This project has a harmonious simplicity and we're excited to see where this thread will lead...


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