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  • Material and Technique

    She uses intricate methods, like wrapping embroidery thread around acrylic boards or rods, or carefully crossing multiple threads to create tension.

    Material and Technique 
  • Artist's Background

    Contemporary artist Hidemi Shimura primarily creates colorful and intricate mixed-media artworks using embroidery thread. She has exhibited her work extensively in Japan, as well as in China, Taiwan, Europe, and the United States.

    Biography 
  • Philosophy

    The world around us may seem chaotic at first glance, but in reality, there is harmony, and by stepping back, we can discover a new beauty. In this way, I express the relationships between the world around us and people through my artwork.

    Philosophy behind the work 

Silent Invader

about "Silent Invader" series

The Silent Invader series, a timeless creation since her debut, encompasses approximately 300 pieces scattered worldwide. Created from acrylic boards coiled with embroidery thread and featuring a unique blend with barcodes, These artworks highlight the artist's unique combination, mirroring the fusion of human artifacts and the world surrounds us.

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Parallel World

about "Parallel World" series

This series was created in 2018 as a result of mastering the evolved technique of coiling thread around square rods. By combining a transparent acrylic rod with silk embroidery thread coiled around it and an acrylic mirror, a world of depth is expressed.

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Morning Dawn

about "Morning Dawn" series

The "Morning Dawn" series is made by coiling cotton embroidery thread around cardboard. By placing a round mat in the front of the deep frame, the work is made to resemble the landscape and hues of a morning sunrise.

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about "Small Art a Week" project

The 'Small Art A Week' project entails completing and uploading one small artwork every week. It's an experimental endeavor that doesn't adhere to the usual format of my artwork series. From this, a new series might emerge.

the Others

about the other series of artworks

Other series of works are more conceptual and contemporary, such as experimental works combining various techniques and materials.

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