Purification

Size: 72 X 24 X 3 in.
Rug Hooked Fibre Work





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Purification:
1. the removal of contaminants from something.
2. the process of extracting something from a substance.
3. the process of making somethings spiritually or ceremonially clean.

Materials: husband’s well worn denim jeans, my painted-cotton dresses (blue and pink), hot yoga sweat towel, recycled silk saris and t-shirts, donated vintage wool blankets, and parachute cord. (#2 of IN//HABIT quartet)

A yoga mat sized hooked ‘yarn painting’ (open framed to invite touch) speaks to the rewards of both personal ritual and communal practice as an antidote to other numbing habits, addictions and distractions.

This crafting ‘makes permanent’, not perfect, creating more ease and receptivity to adaptive growth, and new dimensions of perception and renewal. 

'In//habit' embodies a deep and universal rumbling, and an undeniable reckoning toward connection.

A tactile transmutation of shame to grace, fear to love, woe to wisdom.

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