Photography Cross-Stitch And Rebuilding The Berlin Wall

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How do you photograph something that’s not really there? Like the Berlin Wall, for example. Santa Monica based artist Diane Meyer draws inspiration from ‘failures’ in photography in preserving experience and personal history through mixing the image with embroidery. Through her photographs Meyer wants to highlight how snapshots of one moment in history can obscure the reality of the moments before and after, making the viewer overly nostalgic.

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