Susan Stockwell is an amazing British artist that uses technology, ecology and politics in her works while also incorporating recycled computer parts and other everyday materials. Here we have "The Money Dress" which she designed and was made with paper money from all over the world. These particular style of dresses were inspired by the very ones worn by British Female Explorers in the 1870's. Paper Couture, Artists Susan, Money Dresses, The Artists, Maps, Paper Dresses, Victorian Gowns, Paper Dress, Susan Stockwel
By, Susan Stockwell: "Money Dress", 2010 Made from paper money from all over the world, stitched together. Based on the style of dress worn in the 1870's by British Female Explorers, honouring their place and role in history. Material: paper money notes, cotton thread, frame Provenance: London, UK
Lecourt isn’t the only artist to envision maps as clothing. In fact, Susan Stockwell’s many gorgeous 3D paper dress designs look as though they could be thrown on and worn about town . Read the full text here: www.mentalfloss.c... --brought to you by mental_floss!