OwnerCollection of artist
Location Sydney, NSW, Australia
MakerAlison Muir
Origin new-south-wales
Pattern Contemporary
Date2010-2019
Dimensions (H x W in cm)126 cm x 107 cm

History

The work was made to reillustrate 'Reduce ocean outfalls' from the 'Fresh & Salt: messages in stitched textiles' exhibition questionnaire research 2007 to 2009.
The subjects illustrated in outfalls include discharge into the sea discolours the clear saltwater making the sea a toxic mix for swimmers. The text is used to discolour the cloth and emphasise the contours of water and to deliver messages in the imagetext.
Exhibitions: ‘Fathoming the depths’ College of Fine Arts UNSW 2010
’QUILT!’ exhibition Stanthorpe Regional Gallery 2011.

Publications: ‘Fathoming the depths’ Master of Design thesis 2010;
SAQA ‘Portfolio 18’ published 2011.
’QUILT!’ exhibition Stanthorpe Regional Gallery 2011.
Members Gallery OzquiltNetwork website.

Description

Materials: Thai silk, pentel pen, polyester wadding and cotton quilting thread
Techniques: appliqué, hand writing and hand quilted from rear and top edge

Acknowledgements

Andy Payne, Photographix

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