Gallery B

When flax fibre is properly prepared, it develops high rates of shrinkage and translucency, qualities that can address such issues as the effects of time, experience, change. In most of these pieces the raw material is flax fibre, processed for several hours so that an internal architecture becomes possible, based on shrinkage and resistance.  Material, process, and intervention are all critical to the outcome. Inscribing the papers from within or, perhaps more accurately, creating the conditions in which they inscribe themselves, tells a tale innocent of words.


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