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Dive into the Enchanting World of Mariko Kusumoto’s Marine Fiber Art

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On your way to Finding Dory, you’ll swim by fascinating sea creatures, and the deeper you go, the more mysterious the underworld becomes. From jellyfish with glowing tentacles to nameless creatures unraveling next to flowing algae, these are the kind of beauty you will find in the lovely fiber art of Mariko Kusumoto.

These translucent bubbles have the looks of organic texture and the magical glow of the sea world. We can’t help but wanting to touch that puffy, delicate skin that seems to be pumping and breathing with life. Japanese artist Mariko Kusumoto creates these surreal organisms by heating up transparent fabrics, and instead of recreating realistic marine life, she shapes them into whatever her imagination brings her.

Look closely, and you’ll see fibers spreading across each art piece like veins or the nervous system, making each bubble look so alive!  

Leave your worries behind for a moment, and drift away into this mesmerizing sea world!

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Text: Melissa
Edit: Litta
Source: Mariko Kusumoto

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