Following an ophthalmologist's suggestion, I looked into the vascular structures of the human eye for inspiration. Specifically, I re drew and abstracted the choroidal vascular system and used it as the basis for my first piece of this cycle. I had the image printed professionally on cotton sateen, and then added layers of hand and machine cut non wovens to complete the design. Inner Eye, 10x40"
Henry James said that ‘summer afternoon’ are the two most beautiful words in the English language. A summer afternoon in the warm sunshine has a touch of magic. In the winter, shielding, we dream about it, we imagine the warmth of the sun wrapped around us, the beauty of the birds and butterflies, the radiant colours of the garden, the pleasure of sitting together with our friends and family. We wait for the time of light and magic to flow back again as Earth revolves around
Dairy routine is my theme for for our cycle 7 “ A New World” In this challenge, I try to express a lot of things and thoughts that I see and feel in my daily life. As I get older, I feel the importance of everyday life. I'm going to look back on my work and try to use a lot of the pieces left behind.
My theme for Cycle 7 is Harmony. After the difficult time we have had with the pandemic - which is still not completely controlled - I feel we need to make serious changes to our way of living. We need a different approach to the planet and to life in all its forms - plants, animals, and humans. Climate change comes to mind first, and the need to be serious about working towards a zero-fossil fuel energy use. And also, vaccination must be extended to everybody in the world. W