Posts by Sarah Currier

Sarah Currier

Sarah Currier is a Contributing Writer at My Modern Met. Based in central Iowa, she is currently enrolled at Iowa State University and is working toward a BA in Journalism and Mass Communication with a minor in English. She loves all things creative, and when she’s not writing, you can find her immersed in the worlds of television, film, and literature.

March 5, 2024

Nontraditional Fiber Artist Seamlessly Weaves Beautiful Circular Creations

Alison Altafi's Instagram page describes her artwork as “Magical art for magical people,” and it's no surprise as to why. The whimsical nature of her work easily conjures up visions of far away other worlds. By weaving together mixed fibers of all different textures and colors, she is able to create entire universes in the space of a hoop. Some of these universes resemble the natural world, while others are more abstract and fantastical.

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March 2, 2024

Geometric Designs Hypnotically Come to Life in This Artist’s Mesmerizing Kinetic Sculptures

By using light, color, and shapes to craft optical illusions, kinetic artist Florian Görlitz is able to create awe-inspiring moving sculptures. The hypnotic elements of his kinetic art make it easy to find yourself getting lost in the stunning spirals and flowing patterns. Much of Görlitz's artwork is commissioned for music festivals, most notably Burning Man in 2022, and it is no surprise why.

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March 1, 2024

Artist Gives Old Bicycle Chains New Life By Using Them In Imaginative Human Sculptures

One cannot overstate the amount of work that goes into creating one of Young-Deok Seo's sculptures. Aside from their massive appearance and the artist's painstaking attention to detail, a third component of Seo's work makes it especially impressive and sets it apart from his contemporaries. On closer inspection, one realizes that every inch of his sculptures is made of bicycle chains, with each link interconnected to create human forms.

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