Textile Bodies Reveal Branched Systems of Veins, Flowers and Roots by Raija Jokinen


Finnish artist Raija Jokinen creates sculptural bodies out of flax which attempt to reveal the complicated relationship between the mind and body. Webs of flowers, veins, and roots cover her textile torsos, shape-shifting between plant and human forms. Jokinen invites the audience to get lost in these visual similarities, as she makes no distinction between whether the pieces are actually nerves or sprouting tree branches.

Source: Textile Bodies Reveal Branched Systems of Veins, Flowers and Roots by Raija Jokinen

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