One would think as I was the originator of the challenge, and knew it extra early, that I would have already imagined my answer...or...procrastinating again, had at least an inkling of what I was doing.
It was some time before I had a notion and, unusual for me, it took me weeks to make it happen. Ironic. My idea and I had no clue of what I was doing. It is with some ambivalence that I offer "Where'd All The Fish Go?".
|Where'd All the Fish Go? 40"x20"|
|Detail QRCode awaits author's approval to upload her scientific talk|
My over-arching theme is 'exotic' and within that framework I am focusing on nature. In this case, I imagine a bit of the ocean, long after the world scoffed at the idea of climate change, along with it's by-product of global warming, and stood idle, watching, actually incredulously, as sea life was depleted.
This piece includes commercial and vintage cottons, hand-dyed cheesecloth, Angelina fibers, paint, found aluminum cans, fishing line and a QRCode. The whole is machine stitched.