french visual artist aude bourgine honor’s references the fragility of our oceans , using textiles, beads, and sequins, to create coral sculptures. the artist creates displays that capture the beauty and fragility of coral for a series called ‘ poumons des océans,’ which translates to ‘lungs of the oceans.’ images courtesy of the artist     honor ’s work is born from the sense of guilt she feels in humanity for all it has done to the natural world.  encased in glass bell jars, her work elevates these living things whilst symbolically protecting them from the outside world. ‘ if we do not rapidly change our relationship with our environment, oceans will be dead by 2050 ,’ the artist said in a statement on her website.

Source: aude bourgine honor creates embroidered and beaded coral sculptures

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