Modville: MCM Architecture reproduced in Felt and Photography

Photographer Deb Smith @modmixtress couples with artist @lindafeltvillage to create a one-of-a-kind exhbition of felt and photography. Their whimsical art works are available for viewing (and sale!) at The Bag art gallery of Bestor Architecture in Silverlake.

Modville: Celebrating Mid-century Modern Architecture in Felt and Photography is the creation of artists Linda Santiman and Deb Smith (photographer). Linda Santiman constructs felt miniature MCM houses as an homage to blissful, whimsical architecture, and reclaims them for attainable queer spaces, while Deb Smith captures the architecture on film.

Featured is a delightfully whimsical model made of felt of the Desert Dazey House in Palm Springs that interior designer Dani Dazey refurbished.

This event takes place 6-9pm Pacific Standard Time in Los Angeles. You’re invited to join Linda Santiman and Deb Smith for the opening of Modville: a celebration of mid century modern architecture through felt and photography at The Bag art gallery of Bestor Architecture in Silverlake. Linda and Deb will present their felt sculptures coupled with photography as two interpretations of the same structures, as well as showing individual photographic works and felt sculptures. This creative art show is the first of its kind, and one not to miss!

Photos by Deb Smith.

Modville: Celebrating Mid-century Modern Architecture in Felt and Photography 

Bestor Architecture

2030 Hyperion Ave
Los Angeles, CA, United States

Bestor Architecture is a Los Angeles based modern architecture firm, founded in 1995 by architect Barbara Bestor. The office is collaborative and produces design that navigates between popular culture, art, and architecture. Recent projects include custom houses, art environments, collaborative installations and graphics, and commercial spaces as well as the book, “Bohemian Modern; Living in Silverlake” (Harper Collins 2006).

Pauline Adamek

Pauline Adamek is a Los Angeles-based arts enthusiast with twenty-five years' experience covering International Film Festivals and reviewing new Theatre, Film and Restaurants.


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