Joanne Probyn

Surfacing the Future

  • Acrylic, Medium, Lace, Thread and Gold Leaf on Canvas
  • 24 x 24 x 1.5 in
  • C$969.00
  • Joanne Probyn

Surfacing the Future breathes new life into old objects by incorporating crochet into a substrate. The lace is further enhanced with gold leaf inspired by kintsugi (Japanese ceramic technique that highlights imperfections while honoring history). Futuristic spheres suggest a moonscape that is both familiar and unknown. Simultaneously, the work questions gender’s role in art and craft. Fragmented elements within the form are symbolic of a collective, one that embraces differences to act as a powerful whole.

  • Subject Matter: Abstract
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