Antique ring boxes by Talwst

Antique ring boxes by Talwst
In Toronto-based artist Talwst’s dioramas, antique ring boxes become tiny theaters where spectacularly detailed scenes unfold on a miniature scale. The artist began his unique hobby when a vendor at a Paris market handed him an old ring box and said, “I want to see you do something with this.” Talwst turned it into a seaside scene featuring a woman in a black, vintage swimsuit, and his spectacular series was born. “I want the viewer to open the box and feel they have been transported to another world,” he says. Although the scenes are often inspired by present-day people and occurrences, th...
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