Embroidering Social Media

Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes. http://www.andrewsalomone.com

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By Andrew Salomone

Artist, writer, and teacher who makes work about popular culture, technology, and traditional craft processes. http://www.andrewsalomone.com

770 Articles

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Artist Colleen Merrill created these traditional needlework versions of social media that look at how these forms of communication affect our lives.

Embroidery and quilt making have been used as a platform for the communication of moral and religious beliefs throughout history. Likewise social networking and other media outlets are frequently used to convey identity through the expression of thoughts, beliefs and image.

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