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8 May, 2015

Cannot add more to this piece of work.  It sat there for a while, rolled up in the old bible box that my Grandmother used as a hat box (she had wonderful hats).  Then the other night I finished off the bottom right hand corner.  A little piece of family genealogy there, to me anyway…

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Lying flat on the table, it is a thing.  Nothing wrong with being ‘a thing’ – it seems things in our lives are interconnected with our brains and consciousness and make us what we are, allowing us to make new connections.  Is it more interesting as a thing or an object now that I have fastened to the wall?  Does it take on a new identity?  Or has it lost its becoming and is now static – I won’t say dead.   Its new persona invites new becomings, however.

 

 

Object

 

 

hatbox

 

Lovely design on the ‘hat box’.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. 8 May, 2015 4:00 pm

    I love it….this piece you name ” a thing “

  2. 8 May, 2015 6:42 pm

    So nice to know you like this ‘thing’ – I really loved making it, especially the freedom of just stitching and letting the piece grow over time. Thank you!

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