visual Mapping

Creating art is about observing, feeling, hearing and experiencing. This project was about translating the connection with the surroundings into pieces of art. The artwork was produced over a period of 24 days during an art residency at Studio Kura in Fukuoka, Japan.

Collected

Collected

Installation, wood, photographs, sea shells, stones, plants, sea star

Collected

Collected

Installation, wood, photographs, sea shells, stones, plants, sea star

Collected

Collected

Installation, wood, photographs, sea shells, stones, plants, sea star

Inside my brain (front view)

Inside my brain (front view)

Textile installation, wood, photographs, sea shells, stones, plants, sea star, leaves, thread, organz

Inside my brain (side view)

Inside my brain (side view)

Textile installation, wood, photographs, sea shells, stones, plants, sea star, leaves, thread, organz

Inside my brain (side view)

Inside my brain (side view)

Textile installation, wood, photographs, sea shells, stones, plants, sea star, leaves, thread, organza,

Inside my brain (detail)

Inside my brain (detail)

Textile installation, wood, photographs, sea shells, stones, plants, sea star, leaves, thread, organz

Inside my brain (detail)

Inside my brain (detail)

Textile installation, wood, photographs, sea shells, stones, plants, sea star, leaves, thread, organz

Inside my brain (detail)

Inside my brain (detail)

Textile installation, wood, photographs, sea shells, stones, plants, sea star, leaves, thread, organz

Inside my brain (detail)

Inside my brain (detail)

Textile installation, wood, photographs, sea shells, stones, plants, sea star, leaves, thread, organz

Inside my brain (detail)

Inside my brain (detail)

Textile installation, wood, photographs, sea shells, stones, plants, sea star, leaves, thread, organz

Inside my brain (detail)

Inside my brain (detail)

Textile installation, wood, photographs, sea shells, stones, plants, sea star, leaves, thread, organz

Butterflies flew around

Butterflies flew around

5.9"x5.9" needlework and acrylic on canvas

Butterflies flew around (detail)

Butterflies flew around (detail)

Butterflies flew around (display)

Butterflies flew around (display)

5.9"x5.9" needlework and acrylic on canvas

Waves are what I heard

Waves are what I heard

7.9"x7.9" needlework and acrylic on canvas

Waves are what I heard (detail 1)

Waves are what I heard (detail 1)

Waves are what I heard (detail 2)

Waves are what I heard (detail 2)

Waves are what I heard (display)

Waves are what I heard (display)

7.9"x7.9" needlework and acrylic on canvas

Peace is what I felt

Peace is what I felt

7.9"x7.9" needlework and acrylic on canvas

Peace is what I felt (detail 1)

Peace is what I felt (detail 1)

Peace is what I felt (detail 2)

Peace is what I felt (detail 2)

Peace is what I felt (display)

Peace is what I felt (display)

7.9"x7.9" needlework and acrylic on canvas

Salt was made here

Salt was made here

7.9"x7.9" needlework and acrylic on canvas

Salt was made here (detail)

Salt was made here (detail)

Salt was made here (display)

Salt was made here (display)

7.9"x7.9" needlework and acrylic on canvas

A field is what I saw

A field is what I saw

7.9"x7.9" needlework and acrylic on canvas

A field is what I saw (detail 1)

A field is what I saw (detail 1)

A field is what I saw (detail 2)

A field is what I saw (detail 2)

A field is what I saw (display)

A field is what I saw (display)

7.9"x7.9" needlework on acrylic on canvas

Red is what I saw

Red is what I saw

7.9"x7.9" jute rope and acrylic on canvas

Red is what I saw (detail)

Red is what I saw (detail)

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Red is what I saw (display)

Red is what I saw (display)

7.9"x7.9" jute rope and acrylic on canvas

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Red is what I saw (display)

7.9"x7.9" jute rope and acrylic on canvas