Helen Fraser

Quiet Restoration

  • Vintage and New Fabric, Thread, Vintage Button, Cotton Batting, Wire, Vintage Embroidered Satin Collar, Wool Tops, Beads, Leather, Shisha Mirrors.
  • 69 x 36.5 x 0.5 cm
  • Helen Fraser
  • Sold

This artwork started with the idea of using a circular piece of wire to create an artwork referencing a DreamCatcher but with a combination of European techniques combined with something organic and raw. This was a very slow work that built over time. The finishing touch was the Shisha mirrors which gave the work as special 'something'. I love the combination of the running stitch with the Vintage embroidered collar. To me it evokes difference yet similarity; a sense of shared humanity and culture.

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