Under Repair

Under Repair: A World in Crisis, a Humanity United
"Under Repair" is a poignant textile artwork, a reflection of the tumultuous times we've experienced during the pandemic. In shades of neutral colors, it depicts a world engulfed in metaphorical flames, a crisis that has swept across the globe. The smoky hues evoke the sense of chaos and uncertainty that enveloped our lives.
However, amidst this turmoil, a powerful symbol of hope emerges. Ladders extend from the earth into the smoky abyss, representing the unwavering spirit of humanity. These ladders are held by individuals of good faith, who, in this moment of crisis, strive to lend a helping hand. They symbolize the collective effort to rise above adversity, demonstrating that even in our darkest hours, there are those willing to extend support and make the necessary repairs.
In the horizon, a flock of white birds takes flight, signifying the aspiration for solutions and the yearning for a brighter future. These birds represent the hope that not only this crisis but also the underlying issues that ail our world can be mended. "Under Repair" is a poignant reminder that even in the face of adversity, humanity's resilient spirit and collaborative efforts can lead us toward solutions and recovery. It embodies the power of unity, the promise of healing, and the enduring hope that carries us forward.

Year                                 2021
Materials                       hand felt, handembroidery, and recycled metal on linen canvas

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Dimensions Height 90 cm x Width 80 cm x Depth 3 cm.