Macro Hides

Experimental textile design – 2017

Paulina Piipponen

Macro Hides – 2017

Paulina Piipponen

Latex, liquid latex, crinalin



Nhu Xuan Hua

Set Design

Paulina Piipponen


These latex hides were designed as imaginary animal skins inspired by the skins and surfaces of insects and bacteria as witnessed in macro photography. Here the strangely familiar yet alien creations are seen staged as futuristic animal skins, displayed in a modern hide stretcher.