Objects and Ideas

On one wall of Tent Gallery were five small 12 inch by 12 inch objects. They were more like sharing a 3-D sketch book page, a place where one could see ideas forming for future pieces from where I was during the show. All together they do read like ritual objects whose nature has not been ascertained yet.

10gauge

Rite of passage

This piece is contained 13 of the 10 gauge needles used in Karis’s ordeal.

Stainless steel, Swarovski crystal, silk, bone

vaginadentata

Don’t touch me

This piece is my take on a vagina dentata.

Paper, 30 gauge hypodermic needles

embroideryneedle

Embroidery needles

Embroidery hoop, cotton, 30 gauge hypodermic needles

cluster

Cluster Brooch

Copper, paper, hypodermic needles 25, 23, and 21 gauge

securitymu

Security blanket

Baby flannel, 25 gauge hypodermic needles

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