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Inspired by textiles inherited from my mother and grandmother, the original textile piece is destroyed to create these objects. A clay record is all that remains, a memory of the original object. This technique, with its inevitable breakage, reinforces the ideas of vulnerability and impermanence.

 

Bonnet series, porcelain, 2008

Dress series, porcelain, 2008

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