Femke van Gemert

Conflicting Forces


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When witnessing the tremendous increase in fast fashion consumption, Femke van Gemert started exploring ways to turn unrequired textiles into pieces of art. Femke’s practice reveals an alternative renaissance of textile leftovers, enriched with her sense of emotion and distinct personal touch.⁠ With Conflicting Forces - a unique piece of textile art - Femke mirrors the process of regeneration found in nature - whereby decay is constantly transformed into something new - making the viewers aw...

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Width: 211 cm (83.07 in)

Height: 158 cm (62.2 in)

Depth: 18 cm (7.09 in)

Textiles

Netherlands

When witnessing the tremendous amount of waste generated by fast fashion – an industry she worked within for many years – Femke van Gemert realised it was time for her to follow her own path and start using textiles differently.
Femke’s practice reveals an alternative renaissance of textile leftovers, enriched with her sense of emotion and distinct personal touch. Loss and hope, ⁠imperfection and degradation over time are all recurring themes in her work. 
The result is highly...

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