Black and Red Gallery

Red and black - strong colours for this series of felts.  The majority of them are ideas about building resilience through bloodlines, family ties, facing adversity together.  Most have African porcupine quills for protection; braiding or knitting for strength. Many are sewn onto vintage table cloths.  I had a lot of fun naming them using terms common to genetics (thank you to my son for inspiration and to Wikipedia for the quotes).  A new series is about drawing attention to settler colonization using map transparencies in resist holes.  Many of these long narrow pieces hang vertically for those long skinny walls.

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Woke Maps

Handmade wool and alpaca felt with added map transparencies.  12" x 36"

A commentary on the "progress" made in recognizing our indigenous communities now that Google has mapped the locations.