Rugs That Make You Feel Like You're On Drugs

Dissecting Faig Ahmed's Rug-Induced Psychedelia

Born in 1982, Faig Ahmed is an Azerbaijani artists whose textile sculptures incorporate the traditional carpet-weaving techniques of his native country into new, contemporary distortions and shapes. One of his pieces, “Ohsho” ended up on the feed yesterday, which prompted this deeper dive into his canon.

That work, where it looks like an intricately wove…

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