2020 – I used the ancient Japanese process of Suminagashi to make this statement piece. Using brushes and ink, I made marbled concentric figures, blowing and pulling them. I stretched the charmeuse silk fabric between two bamboo sticks. The fringe and hanger are ‘eyebrow’ sari silk strips that provide jobs for women in Nepal.
inks, silk charmeuse, bamboo sticks, sari silk
24in top of hanger to bottom of fringe; 18in
Entry Statement: My work depicts the spread of COVID-19 as a chaotic, turbulent crisis.