LEAF SONG II
 

"Never say there is nothing beautiful in the world anymore. There is always something to make you wonder in the shape of a tree, the trembling of a leaf."

Albert Schweitzer

 

"From Turkey Travel Planner:  “Nearly all silk would at some point pass through the Old Silk Market in Bursa which was home to dozens of caravanserais known as Hans. Even as late as the 1960s one would see people transporting countless sacks filled with silkworm cocoons to the Koza (cocoon) Han."

"While these are experiments on my raw silk from Bursa, I did try to arrange the plant matter into satisfying compositions on the squares I cut from the silk, which meant I could note what the dyeing process added to a particular arrangement."

 

"This way of working  seems to scratch more than my artistic itches. In the eco printing process I am also scientist/chemist. Alchemist? Witch?"  More ...

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