MODERN BORO
A contemporary concept with traditional Japanese boro textiles as a starting point
A sustainable collage that elevates the commonplace and discarded
A fabric rubric of ragged tattered patched pieces

SEA CHANGE (Modern Boro)
Hand dyed rescued textiles, thread
3.75 x 4.5 feet
2019

 


 

MODERN BORO I
FRONT and BACK
Indigo remnants, thread, spray paint, book pages, plastic bags, beads
Approx 9 inches high each
2019

 


 

MODERN BORO II (SIM CARDS)
FRONT and BACK
Indigo remnants, SIM cards and other ephemera
Approx 9 inches high each
2019

 


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