In the Studio with Ghada Amer: Thread-Covered Stools

“The chairs were very wobbly and I hated it, so I was like ‘I’m going to fix this with glue’ and then I added leftover string from my paintings. They became extremely sturdy after that! So when I have time, I use the thread I have collected to apply to the chairs. One day I will cover the whole surface and may be on the top part I will make a painting!”— Ghada Amer

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Photographs by Alec Bastian

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