Taping Vision | Artists have been using adhesive tape for decades and its popularity has grown very fast from a day-to-day household item to a creative tool for design agencies and creatives. In the beginning adhesive tape was a popular item for practical use, useful for any situation and was actually developed by the US army. By the early 1950s nearly every American household owned a roll of adhesive tape. The outstanding usefulness of adhesive tape is deeply rooted in the consumer culture and its goal of relieving day to day work. 

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The conceptual relevance to artists is subverting its use via diy aesthetics, hacking and collaging, exploring its structural and graphic qualities, let alone the texture it produces through layering. Now a standard tool for garment construction with the invention of taped seams in performance clothing, taping has now become a strong part of collage and deconstructed aesthetics, enabling designers to update the iconic stripe.  and now seen in couture collections.

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1. Christopher Shannon |  2. Studio Peripetie |  3. Tape Die Gestalten Vertag-Berlin |  4. Le 21eme - Adam Katz Sinding  |  5. Racefit - Legend  |  6. Miu Miu Resort 2016 | 7. Rosanna Jhones photography