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Textile (botanical print): Karena Goldfinch - Legacy

From the Collection of Nillumbik Shire Council

Description
Large wall hanging comprised of strips of recycled woollen blankets stitched together. Each strip has been printed (eco dyed) with organic matter local to the Shire of Nillumbik
Size
250cm x 160cm
Object Registration
2019.2VA
Keywords
eco dying, wool, blanket, wall hanging, environment, botanical printing, nillumbik prize, local prize recipient, eucalyptus ficifolia, eucalyptus polyanthemus, grevilia robusta, casuarina verticillata, nillumbik, karena goldfinch
When Made
2019
Made By
Karena Goldfinch (Maker)
Significance
Recipient of the Local Prize, Nillumbik Prize for Contemporary Art 2019. The imprints of eucalyptus ficifolia, eucalyptus polyanthemus, grevilia robusta and casuarina verticillata onto woollen blankets. They tell a story of home and comfort, of legacy and place, of connection and continuity.
Inscriptions & Markings
N/A
Last updated
25 Jul 2019 at 10:16AM