Sunday, November 13, 2016

Iceland Goes Through

fabric  scraps include 1930s matelasse bedspread, 1950s woven cotton upholstery, 1960s curtains, 1980's wool pants, silk

...or "The Art of Conversation", one of several textiles I've laid out during phone conversations with friends.  In these works, the present moment is considered as much a material as the fabric; there is a natural interweaving of dialogues--internal and external, fabric and friendship. 

During this particular conversation, a friend who is an avid soccer fan was telling me about the rise of Iceland, the Cinderella team in the Euro 2016 tournament.  As she recounted each win, she would say 

"...and so, Iceland goes through."