Boom van my Lewe|
(Tree of my Life)
Artwork date(s): July 2009 - January 2010
Heilna du Plooy
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Description: 12 separate textile pages, each consisting of three layers and a sleave at the back for a rod. A display mechanism with 12 movable arms facilitates paging.
The book is housed in a textile bagMedium: Assorted commercial textiles, plastic, hand dyed textiles, cotton thread, variegated and metallic thread. Machine pieced and quilted.
Inscription: Signed and dated by the artist in hand embroidery
Type: South African Artists Book
Reference note: Each page has a title and a poem in Afrikaans and English.
Collection(s): The artist
Exhibition notes: Included on the exhibition 'Transgressions and Boundaries of the Page', exhibited at WOORDFEES 2010. Archive Room in JS Gericke Library, University of Stellenbosch, 1st - 6th March 2010; The Gallery of the North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, 15th April - 13th May 2010; the FADA Gallery, Faculty of Art Design and Architecture, University of Johannesburg, 12th – 30th July 2010.
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