Fu Mengqiu: Hats

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Fu Mengqiu: …”this  project inspiration comes from the Japanese artist Keiichi Tannami who has been active as multi-genre artist since the 1960s and very famous until today. He always uses  bright colors and lively cartoon images in his illustration, at the same time he adds some computer effects like rotation, distortion, deformation to evoke the psychedelic culture. I caught one of his symbolic images: the girl with fish head.
During the process of the making I chose no processed  leather , leatherette and elastic tread fabric to make the shape of a samurai hat, then i added  the window print color to draw  and paint the fish texture on the top of the hat. Finally i crocheted a wool flower in the front of the hat and riveted small fabric pieces as fins on both sides. All process is hand made…”

Fu Mengqiu: Hats

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