Creating fashion designs, fabric prints textile sculptures as surreal storytelling of nature's flora and fauna. The art forms are made with cloth, paint, dyes, quilting, weaving and embroidery. Vibrant motifs merge as characters confluence of painting, sewing and digital technology.
Angelina Martin is the artist behind the brand ANYMYSTIK. She has a Master of Fine Art in Textile Art & Costume Design, a Master of Humanities in Visual Art & Media and a Bachelor of Science in Design. Her research & creative expressionism incorporates spiritual and functional ways textiles were used among ancient civilizations for utilitarian agricultural purposes, festival rituals, performance art & costume design. She creates a character confluence of surreal stories with surface design & self symbolism in the form of fashion, costume, printmaking, art quilts and assemblage sculptures. Her production process is an experimental, interdisciplinary perspective about flora and fauna translating art history, legends and fairytales as textile narratives across time, space and construction technique. Painting, sewing and sculpting layers of fibers and fabrics into organic and geometric narratives symbolic of flora and fauna to address animal conservation, plant preservation, environmental sustainability and anthropomorphic art.
Inspired by ancient agricultural rituals, sacred symbolism of surface design on the cloth and environmental sustainability while addressing animal conservation & plant preservation. Creating Avant-Garde tributes of Textile Quilts, Wearable Art & Sculptures with abstracted earth imagery as a social responsibility to cultivate and captivate the divine unity of nature's resources by shapeshifting humanity with visual art as an Apotheosis to Mother Earth. Utilizing an artistic process that includes painting, sculpting, patternmaking, sewing construction, photography, digital art and printmaking. A confluence of characters and cloth storytelling as a fusion of animal conservation, ethnobotany, folklore of environmental humanities, fantasy and futurism.