Food Fashion: Wearable Foods Exhibit By Yeonju Sung

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Food Fashion: Wearable Foods Exhibit By Yeonju Sung
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Korean artist Yeonju Sung has a knack for turning produce and pantry staples like pasta into edible fashion pieces. Her latest Wearable Foods series is being exhibited at the Art Merge Lab in Los Angeles.

For the series, Sung has reimagined some of her stunning food fashion into prints. In her world fruit becomes pants, ravioli is used to make a dress, cheese is turned into a jacket and so forth. Her collection involves 10 photographed prints that bring her vision of food fashion to life.

Gallery director Jae Yang explains “the work is not about fashion, but identity: clothes are the closest objects to our body, they represent our identity. In a materialistic society, you are judged by what you wear.”

Sung's exhibit in Los Angeles runs until November 1st:

Art Merge Lab
Design Lab at Pacific Design Center
8687 Melrose Avenue B257 (2nd floor | Blue Building)
Los Angeles, CA 90069

Images courtesy Yeonju Sung | Art Merge Lab

Via Design Boom

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