Nora Fok combines jewelry design with textile art in her science- and math-inspired wearable artworks. She works in her home studio creating all of her pieces manually, using hand tools, fine nylon microfilament and basic processes like weaving, knitting, braiding, and knotting.
Hong-Kong born artist Nora Fok has a unique ability to translate ideas into delightful delicate and intricate compositions which one immediately associates with her. Fok works at home in Hove, on the sunny south east coast of England, she uses no mechanical equipment, all her work is carried out by hand processes. The work below is comprised of 3,500 knit spheres, and finished pieces can take weeks to produce.
Fok is a recipient of the prestigious Jerwood Applied Arts Prize and her work was most recently exhibited at The Mint Museum in North Carolina as part of the exhibition, Body Embellishment, where she hosted workshops and lectures. Her work was also featured at the Racine Art Museum as a part of the exhibition, (in)Organic. Her work is in several national collections including those of the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Crafts Council and the National Museums of Scotland.
Nora Fok’s artwork is currently being shown in the Jewelry of Ideas exhibit at the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City, which is up through May 2018.