iele world was initiated by Oana Tudose as a textile art research project that focuses on discard sheep wool from Romania.
Sheep wool is a season renewable material and extremely undervalued in the mountain regions of Romania. Every year tons of wool are thrown away or burnt.
By exploring the wool fiber through traditional working methods iele world creates textile works that investigate themes of mythology and cultural identity.
Oana Tudose (b. 1987, Romania) graduated Piet Zwart Institute Interior Architecture and Retail Design Master degree (2013) and has worked independently at the intersection of space, design and visual art since 2014. Her works have been exhibited in Romanian Design week (2018), Milan Design week (2012), Rimini Fiera (2012). In 2019 she exhibits `The revelations of pain [after Cioran] ` in Targu-Jiu at Gorj County Museum in Romania.
Diaspora Start Up Project, co-financed with the Social European Fund through the Human Capital Operational Program 2014-2020.