Paper & Collaborations

Open Gaze, 12 x 11 inches, torn paper weaving, 2016

Starting with two digital prints of a fabric original, I rip the paper to create warp and weft, and reintegrate them as woven forms. This process of finger weaving expands my reflections on the opposites of tearing apart and adjoining; dividing and uniting; knowing and unknowing; material and immaterial; stasis and movement, and ultimately, the changing self-perception gained by experience.

My new work includes pieces inspired by my weavings. Here below are seven paper constructions created in collaboration with artist Jackie Abrams, renowned basket maker and sculptor. More to come…

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