Carrie Larson – Flight Song for Wren Marie – SOLD

© 2005
edition of 1
dimensions in inches: 4.25 x 7 x 12

SOLD

Description

About this piece:

This artist’s book consists of a poem “blanket” cradled within a woven “nest.” The frayed flannel blanket, left unfinished, is embroidered with the original poem Flight Song for Wren Marie, written in response to a cousin’s miscarriage of her first child, a daughter. The nest is comprised of fibrous and natural materials, printed with a mother’s words of pain and mourning, then woven together to form a protective but fragile space.

Materials:

fabric, thread, natural materials

About the artist:

Carrie is a visual artist based in Hoquiam, Washington. During her education at Whitman College she was introduced to Book Arts as a means of expression—a foundation that continues to influence all permutations of her art-making. Her artist’s books have been exhibited nationally, published in Lark Crafts 500 Handmade Books, Volume 2, and are held in various library collections.

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