Feb 3, 2009

Nicole Dextras

UNCOVER
Two large blocks of ice with dresses and text, approximately 72” x 48” x 12” each.
Medium Format Photography. Fibre based prints and digital prints available in variable sizes.

RIVER SPRITES
Ice installation done along cross-country ski trail in Pemberton, BC in February 2006.
Deconstructed dresses cast in ice with water from river. Approximately 96” x 24” x 3” each.

GREEN SKIRTS
Three silk skirts and fabric lengths frozen in shallow moulds and stood upright.
Medium Format Photography. Fibre based prints and digital prints available in variable sizes.

PARTY DRESS
Medium Format Photography.
Fibre based prints and digital prints available in variable sizes.

INTAGE SLIP
Medium Format Photography.
Fibre based prints and digital prints available in variable sizes.

dome front

Nicole Dextras.....這個我在Designers' block發現的藝術家....Nicole Dextras取材自春.夏.秋.冬,創造出不可思議的視覺及觸覺的顛覆體驗,你嘗試過將冰凍過的洋裝穿在身上嗎?那件剛剛解凍可還覆著一層冰霜的洋裝摸起來是怎樣的觸感?我很好奇?作者告訴我可以到她的Flickr相簿...mamzellenix去看看她的一些雪地裝置作品與其創作過程,的確,又給了我另一次震撼..........
除此之外,這位才華洋溢的藝術家還有很多籠罩在奇異氣氛當中的攝影作品;還有取材春天的自然材質的服裝作品.......她的作品,給了我一個妙不可喻的夢境體驗!

Party dress in a super big ice block? Can you imagine to dream in a huge "dress dome" ?
Incredible installations art works made by Nicole Dextras who
has been up in the Yukon in northern canada for a couple of months to do ice work..... many thanks for letting me post those beautiful images .
Don't forget to visit her flickr HERE !

2 comments:

Noel Solomon said...

Wow! These are incredible.. I love them.

Jillian said...

Thank you so much for writing this article. These are very interesting and unique installations. I cannot wait to learn more about the artist.