Designer: Tamer Nakisci
Object: "Shade" Kilim limited edition of 1 P
Carwan commission, produced in Turkey 2012
Material: hand crafted wool & silk
Dimensions: 150 cm x 400 cm
Description: inspired by the sunny Middle East and its unique floors & ceilings, "Shade" stands at the intersection of illusion and reality, light and matter, geometry and transparency. Hand-made in Turkey, the rug is composed of 185 pieces (400 meters) of carefully crafted wool strips that are hand-stitched to each other in 4 layers and axis using silk threads. The intersecting strips reveal unique graphics deconstructed from the Middle Eastern patterns, resembling the light rays inside the shadow. Going beyond the traditional techniques, Tamer Nakisci explores the possibilities into the rug )Kilim( making; tying the future to the past.