Studies in Interlacement...

xylem and phloem



Kozo paper and fibre reactive dyes, hand-cut.

This project was made for the World of Threads Festival - Common Thread International Exhibition, De Rerum Natura (On the Nature of Things).

As a response to the exhibition, I paired up with a pathologist, friend and former student of mine to take a series of magnifications of the vascular bundles of locally sourced and seasonal plant stems.

Through this work I am interested in examining the similarities that exist in natural and hand-made structures, relating knotting and interlacement to complex systems in nature.

 

 

Copyright © 2017 Lizz Aston

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