Video: Kim Rugg cuts through the mundane
October 7, 2011
“Some people like taking their time,” says artist Kim Rugg, whose artistic achievements are measured in millimeters, used X-ACTO blades and picas. We spent the afternoon with Rugg in her London home and studio talking about her work re-imagining newspapers, comics, stamps and cereal boxes using their existing form while rearranging their content. Kim finds inspiration from the mundane and common objects around us. Her wicked knife skills and tenacious attention to detail have created a body of work that is as impressive as it is curious.
Lesson 1: Find the beauty in everyday objects
Lesson 2: Details matter
Lesson 3: Patience, patience, patience