This collage was done using an old dictionary cover as the substrate. I used the spine in part of the picture and a photo of my mother and grandmother taken around 1930. I also used pictures from an old card game my brothers and I used to play. It's a gift for my son-in-law.
Sunday, February 1, 2015
|Repurposed 1964 accounting ledger recovered.|
Coptic stitch binding, leather lace and clay button closure.
Interwoven Cultures: The Reunion, The Border
|From a youtube video of El Popocatepetl Volcano, I wanted to capture the life force of the eruption plume in my sketch.|
|The scanned historic designs, on graph paper, were from Oaxacan professional tapestry weaver, Pedro Mendoza. |
Nicole Kirch, my daughter, was our group's translator between English and Spanish