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Years ago I found a stack of silent movie photographs at a flea market in Germany. I wasn’t making any collages at the time, but I just knew I had to have them. I always loved looking at them and they have proved to be such an endless source of inspiration for my collages recently.
The idea for my ‘Ice Cream Noir’ series came to me late one night, at that moment just before you fall asleep. I wanted to make these movie stars from the olden days really pop. Pop like a popsicle on a hot summer day. Scoop them up and serve them fresh - with a cone out of embroidery thread, a dollop of washi paper and some pineapple flavor on top.
This piece was made with paper, found photographs, and embroidery thread on heavyweight paper. It will need a frame for display.
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