Embroidery As Protest – Filipino Artist Ja Turla’s Work Will Capture Your Attention

Embroidery As Protest – Filipino Artist Ja Turla’s Work Will Capture Your Attention

Ja Turla’s portfolio consists of “eye-opening statements that reflect the real state of the nation (The Philippines), now sewn into cloth. Raised in Northern Samar but based in Cavite, Ja juggles several art forms as a multimedia artist, but the art of hand embroidery became an outlet as an aftermath of a digitally dependent pandemic.”

Embroidery As Protest - Filipino Artist Ja Turla's Work Will Capture Your Attention

Read more about Ja via Scout, and follow her stunning needle-work via Instagram, @emo.broidery.

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