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Ramen: An Edible & Knittable Material

| Ramen , Art

Instant noodles are supposed to be “instant,” right? So what happens when you use them to create something that is essentially the opposite of instant, namely knitted handmade clothes? You create art!

because its almost as tall as me ~~ #knittingnoodles #knitting #art #crazyperson #whattodowiththis

A photo posted by Cynthia Delaney Suwito (@cynthiadsuwito) on

That’s what Singaporean artist Cynthia Delaney Suwito is doing by knitting actual instant ramen noodles into scarf shapes that are almost as tall as she is.

Here is a video showing the long process of knitting instant noodles.

The contrast between something that is supposed to give instant gratification and something that takes hours of painstaking work to create is what Cynthia is trying to bring to light with this artwork. She explains more about her motivation and methods in this video by YouTube channel Top 10 News.

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