Essence by Mercè González, June 2022 Essence is what is left when you get rid of all the superfluous. And isn't water the beginning of everything? The essence of life on this planet? We can find it in a gaseous state, forming clouds, in a liquid state in the rain, springs, rivers, sea... Being part of ourselves and also forming the snow and ice that has kept secrets for a thousand years. Lets preserve the essence! Size: 40 x 74" Materials: hand painted silk organza Techniques
What if there is not gender...
AGENDER by Cecília González, June 2022 This is my first work that reflects on the gender. For a year this issue has been going through our family. This is the time that we began to accompany my adolescent son in his transition. When I think of A New World, I would like it not to be full of stereotypes that determine how we should be, how we should feel, what we can or cannot do... The social construction of gender means that half of the world, even in countries with great soc
Safety First - by Lin Hsin-Chen
From the work, PM2.5, I created in 2015 depicting air pollution; I see the uneasy environment we are facing today. The whole world is overwhelmed by viruses, which defeating the health of people on earth. People are forced to sacrifice their freedom in exchange for peace and safety due to extreme weather. The impact has expanded infinitely. It’s a challenge to human survival, changing everything in the future.
The spring that come to me
Misik Kim, ‘Daily Routine’ series, #5 6/7 2022 It is a work that started in March, when I was still waiting for spring, thinking about what color spring would be for me. The first color that came to mind was the pink of azalea flowers. I worked while thinking about spring using my favorite log cabin technique. Size : 42 ” x 22” Materials : cotton Techniques : Hand dyed, Mono Printed, Machine pieced, Machine quilted
Mosses and liverworts are bryophytes that tend to grow in moist, lush environments. Since I live in the high desert, I find the thought of cool forests very compelling. I drew an abstracted form in black and white, and repeated it several times over the piece. Here the same line drawing is used as a stencil, a sun printing mask, a non woven overlay, and a printed applique. Cut from a translucent non woven, the overlays were purposefully left unpainted around the outside to al