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Twisted and Rolled Paper Forms Three-Dimensional Surfaces Inspired by Rich Patterns From India

May 14, 2019

Kate Sierzputowski

Industrial designer and artist Gunjan Aylawadi (previously) forms sculptural weavings composed of hundreds of tightly rolled strips of paper. The works’ radial patterns are informed by her upbringing in India where she was constantly surrounded by the repetitive geometric patterns found in the country’s art and architectural details. These remembered patterns are abstracted in her paper-based works, which are equally directed by…

 

 



Art Craft

New Rolled Paper Tapestry Sculptures by Gunjan Aylawadi

June 13, 2017

Christopher Jobson

Twisting long strips of paper into thin string-like rolls, artist Gunjan Aylawadi (previously) begins a long process of weaving and layering to create designs inspired in part by the geometry, architecture and arabesque patterns found in her native India. Now based in Sydney, the computer science engineer turned self-taught artist has produced a new body of work titled Place for Prayer inspired by her own search for incorporating…

 

 



Craft

Intricate Rolled Paper Tapestry Designs by Gunjan Aylawadi

October 2, 2016

Christopher Jobson

Artist Gunjan Aylawadi works with tiny strips of cut paper rolled into strips and pasted into elaborate mosaic-like patterns in a process she refers to as “weaving with paper.” Unlike quilling where paper is rolled into small components and viewed sideways, Aylawadi’s technique relies on long curled strips that are woven and glued in place in a process a bit more akin to working with textiles. The work is slow and practically…

 

 



Art Design

Sculptures Made from Cut and Curled Paper by Gunjan Aylawadi

April 15, 2014

Johnny Waldman

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