OwnerCollection of artist
Location Sydney, NSW, Australia
MakerAlison Muir
Origin new-south-wales
Pattern Contemporary
Date2010-2019
Dimensions (H x W in cm)40 cm x 40 cm

History

The work is part of a series showing how mangroves are a carbon sequestration system if only humans would stop destroying the habitat.
Exhibitions: ‘Australia Wide 5’ by OzquiltNetwork to Bunbury WA, Naracoota SA Wangaratta VIC, Paducah, Des Moines & Grand Rapids USA, Dalby QLD, Katherine NT, Millicent SA, Barossa SA

Publications: Australia wide 5 on www.ozquiltnetwork.org.au

Description

Materials: silk organza, silk threads
Techniques: hand dyed in mangrove bark, couched threads dyed in mangrove and eucalyptus, heat set plankton images (copyright Martina Doblin) Kantha stitch

Acknowledgements

Andrew Payne, Photographix
Australian Marine Scientists

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