Updated: Pierre Fouché’s Intricate Photographic Lace Can Take Years To Complete
Pierre Fouché is a lacemaker and internationally respected practitioner and teacher of contemporary bobbin lace. Thematically, his work focuses on portraiture and the gaze, photography and representation, appropriation and web-media cultures, as well as some forays into overt queer politics.
This portrait by Cape Town-based artist Pierre Fouché was made over a four year period using bobbin lace in polyester thread:
This more recent piece is nothing short of a masterpiece:
Spend more time with Pierre’s work at pierrefouche.net