Though we can appreciate Gabriel Dawe’s beautiful thread art by just looking at these pictures, we’re certain that these photos will never quite do them justice. In fact, we can imagine ourselves walking around these rainbow prisms and just getting lost. I asked Dawe to tell us what he hoped others got out of his artwork including what they represent.
“Conceptually, these works are about the human need for shelter,” he tells us. “Fashion and architecture have many functions, but one thing they both share is that they protect us from the elements. I’m taking the main material that clothing is made out of—thread—to make an architectural structure. By reversing scale and material in this way, I end up with a structure that I see as symbolic of the social constructions humans need to survive as a species. Read more Rainbow Thread Art