OwnerCollection of artist
Location Sydney, NSW, Australia
MakerAlison Muir
Origin new-south-wales
Pattern Contemporary
Date2000-2009
Dimensions (H x W in cm)40 cm x 40 cm

History

In some countries tap water is undrinkable and is labelled not potable. This could be a solution for Australia’s water shortage.
In this work, the international symbol for ‘not potable’ water is overlayed with water coloured voile under a layer of blue netting to signify the filtering of water and information; an experiment in image-text.
Exhibitions: ‘Across Australia’ touring exhibition Ozquilt Network Inc 2007-09 ‘Colorida Galleria de Arte’ Lisbon, Portugal 2014
Publications: ‘Across Australia’ on www.ozquiltnetwork.org.au

Description

Materials: Silk and polyester voile, netting, cotton back and felt interlayer
Techniques: Heat set images, fabric manipulation, machine quilting and embroidery

Acknowledgements

Andy Payne, Photographix

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