Invited to participate in the exhibition ‘Bite-Size’ of minature work by artist from Japan and UK who have worked with Professor Lesley Miller. Shown at the Daiwa Foundation, London and Gallery Gallery, Kyoto in 2011.
‘Place-Myths’ 20 x 20 x 10cm 2011
Technique: Hand felt and transfer print.
Materials: Dyed Merino wool tops, second hand cloth, printing ink, perspex box.
Photographer: howaboutdave and artist in exhibition space.
A souvenir of place: display and packaging of the tourist gaze. A miniature created by the shrinking effect of hand felting with merino wool. Transforming the practical use cloth to that of an artefact, a displayed souvenir. Labels suggest layers of locations and archaeological memories of a journey.
© Jeanette Appleton 2018