Things Unseen #9: Bird Skipping

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Things Unseen #9: Bird Skipping

350.00

Colored thread hand embroidered directly into a detailed black & white landscape photograph that includes a bird flying over a tree.

Things Unseen is a series of artwork that combines photography and embroidery. The colored thread personifies creativity & imagination, tracking how it would interact with the world if we could see it.

I turned the photographs in these series black and white because the absence of color changes the images just enough to see them in a new light. It is in realms of observing what is normally overlooked that creativity and imagination reside. In this way, the black and white images offer themselves as spaces where invisible forces become tangible.

Size: 18" x 24" with a 1/2" white border; logo not on original.

Created by Joyce McCown in 2015. Photographs taken by Joyce McCown. 

Signed & dated on the back in pen; Initials stitched into front.

1 of 1: unframed  

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