Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The new paintings come from traditional processes and experiences of quill work embroidery. Zigzags triangles and diamonds become a kind of mapping of memory to translate into paintings.Highly saturated colours refer to cultural objects I grew up with that my father collected and displayed in our TV room. Diamond shapes frame shadows of ancestors and horizons evoking bodily connections to another time and a reconnection to an unknown. (More thoughts to come on this)

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