Flesh Stitched and Sewn…
Rosa Verloop Nylon Sculptures

Flesh pressed into synthetic mesh, a second skin holding guts in – nylon stockings can be sexy, but also grotesque when in the hands of Dutch sculptor Rosa Verloop. Her nylon sculptures use stockings packed and pinned or stitched into haunting faces and twisted bodies. There is a movement in her sculpture that makes me feel as though they are about to shake off their reveries and walk away. Their faces are filled with life’s lines, lumps and cracks, with expressions of wisdom, ecstasy and terror. Step into her world below…

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Meghan MacRae grew up in Vancouver, Canada, but spent many years living in the remote woods. Living in the shadow of grizzly bears, cougars and the other predators of the wilderness taught her about the dark side of nature, and taught her to accept her place in nature's order as their prey. She is co-founder of CVLT Nation webzine and clothing.