Frogfish
SEXUAL HELIX
Collaborators
Sexual Helix is a campy collection of conceptual couture, focuses upon the spectrum of gender performance and sexual habits of a curious assortment of sea creatures. Erin's laborious handwork and intellectual embellishments, and assistant creative director Jordan Piantedosi's hand-painted textiles coexist alongside various methods of digital fabrication created in collaboration with digital artist Tyler Shannon of Disco Creo. With a textural and layered maximalist aesthetic that rivals the reef, this gamut of old-world methods and cutting-edge technology get along swimmingly. Like the dancing chromatophores embedded in the flesh of the cuttlefish, Erin's inventive embellishments appear to meld a myriad of meanings, simultaneously seductive and sardonic, an invitation to contemplate that which lies between the salty surface and the depths. ‘Sexual Helix’ is a sensual bacchanal of color, texture, and material metaphor as we find ourselves and our shifting identities reflected in nature.
Jordan Piantedosi, Tyler Shannon, Autodesk BuildSpace, Josh Parsons
JELLYFISH
Cuttlefish
Oyster
LEAFY SEA DRAGON
Autodesk Design Night
JAPANESE PUFFERFISH
Nudibranch
TARDIGRADE