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The pastel talisman

My friend suggested I create a white talisman book. She really liked the purity of the white papers with the white thread and white scraps, monochromatic, colorfree. I just couldn’t do it though. I’m...

Patches and threads

Detail of an intersection of patches. I added a beige strip to the left side of my stitched piece to give the figure there more breathing room. I had to attach some patches to...

Play

This article came, via Margaret Wertheim, as if in answer to my most tremendous question. Feminist cyborg scholar Donna Haraway: ‘The disorder of our era isn’t necessary’ What kind of political tactics do you...

The benevolent sower

This figure has evolved a lot. I removed her circular face and the orange headdresses became giving wings. I added a paired piece of that purple floral patterned fabric, so it would match the...

Mrinalini Mukherjee

Visited New York City yesterday with Suzanne. We saw lots of awe-inspiring artwork, including paintings by my beloved Leonora Carrington and Remedios Varo. But the most compelling work was new to me: the fiber...

Little blue books

This is a work in progress. A long road. Step 1 happened months ago when I cut a batch of these mostly blue section covers, but never used them. I found the batch recently...

Back from South Africa

The long slow integration… of my experiences traveling with my ordinary life in Maine. Disorienting. Some reading: An Artist’s Archaeology of the Mind Contemplating mind: Sedimentary (Peter Sacks) A safe haven (Jude Hill) A...