That Time When HOTTEA Visualized the Sun With 14,000 Strands of Yarn

That Time When HOTTEA Visualized the Sun With 14,000 Strands of Yarn

In 2012, Eric Rieger, aka HOTTEA, mounted a large-scale art installation that spanned across two floors at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, located in Minnesota.

Photo courtesy of HOTTEA, h/t to designboom

The piece celebrated his vision of the sun and took over three months to create.

Photo courtesy of HOTTEA, h/t to designboom

Each strand of orange, yellow and red yarn measured 32ft.

Photo courtesy of HOTTEA, h/t to designboom

You can follow HOTTEA’s recent work on Instgram.

h/t designboom





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Danielle Holke is a long-time knitter, first taught by her beloved grandmother as a young girl growing up in Canada. In 2008 she launched KnitHacker, a lively blog and knitting community which has since grown to be a popular presence in contemporary knitting culture, reaching more than a million readers each year. As a marketing professional, Danielle advises and works with a motley squad of artists, yarn bombers, film makers, pattern designers, yarn companies and more.

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