Tau Lewis

Tau Lewis, artist

Artist

Tau Lewis uses hand sewing, carving and assemblage to build portraits. She considers spaces of erasure/ trauma, and how to re-access these spaces as generative information centers through storytelling. She works with personal belongings, found objects and recycled materials. Her art has been on display at many solo exhibitions worldwide.

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Tau Lewis, Hans Ulrich Obrist, DLD, video

Magic in Limitations

Tau Lewis started out as a journalist and discovered a love for words and poetry. Today she is also a successful sculptor. Her artworks present carefully crafted characters and creatures from make-believe worlds. “I think the imaginary is truth, it a lot of times becomes a tool when you have no other tool at your…
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