All of it. Yes, even that lovely living room suspended from the ceiling… it’s all thread! I’m lucky if I can hem a skirt, but clearly Toronto based artist Amanda McCavour is more than comfortable using a sewing machine!
Amnesia / (detail) by Lisa Kokin - thread, book pages, wire, fauxliage of gingko waves incorporates text fragments from Silent Spring by Rachel Carson. Published in it was the first widely read book on environmental pollution caused by pesticide.
Artwork by Lisa Kokin - Lost River - with incorporate text from Lost River Buckaroos, a cowboy novel from the The fragile ephemerality of the leaves stands in sharp contrast to the violence contained in the text.
Long and Leafy Scarf with Embroidered Leaves- Asparagus Green with Sap Green and Turquoise Berries