Embroidered Women by Klára Hosnedlová Inhabit Installations Inspired by Historic Stage Design

All images © Klára Hosnedlová and Karlin Studios, Prague Berlin-based artist Klára Hosnedlová builds installations that evoke the feeling of romanticized dressing rooms. Her recent exhibition titled Seated Woman (pictured here) was inspired by the stage design of the bedroom scene in the 1924 Karel Hugo Hilar production of Romeo and Juliet at the National Theater in Prague. Instead of a bed, Hosnedlová has installed a sculptural changing area with wispy, transparent curtains. This gesture merges what happens backstage with the theatrical design of a play, inviting the audience to imagine the intimate and unseen moments that happen just off stage. Her textured, baby pink walls also act as armatures for detailed embroideries of women in different stages of dress. Heavily layered, long …