Now living and working in Berlín, Chilean-born Jose Romussi formally studied landscape design when growing up. But over the past few years has gained a significant following for his embroidered photos of dancers; screen prints and collages in which he combines vintage black and white photographs with colorful forms of hand sewing.
Embroidered Photos of Dancers
In this series, Dance, the supernatural power of dancers and their poses and movements inspire him with their precision and elegance. Romussi brings these pictures back to life with bright vibrant colors, underlining the dynamic of these frozen movements. With each new line of embroidery he invites the viewer to dream with him and to experience each subject’s hidden vitality.