ALL ABOUT THE STILL LIFE THE MESSENGER

This textile Still life is the newest I created , and maybe the last one in this form.

It is made with bird’s wings found on the flea market and a vintage men jacket, it is composed of a branch of rose embroidered with glass beads ans cotton threads , scraps from glitter fabric and plastic, pieces of ribbons .

Yes it is probably the last one, the last still life . I want to extend the embroidery and the sewing techniques on a larger scale.

I may build bigger and larger textil still life for a wall or for a room, or the the city (like the D-Ring the Muses in the city project) by using bigger embroidery tools ( I have to build it ) and threads.

Anyway , I want to share images of The Messenger creation process.

I am fascinated and intrigued by the ex-voto as well as the Sacred Hearts from the 18th and 19th Century. Some use very complex craft techniques like embroidery made with hairs or beautiful bead embroidery mixed with delicate goldsmith work. I built The Messenger by remembering all that.

Papillon de nuit 1

Papillon de nuit 1

Broderie paillettes sur tulle (vintage-ornements d’épaules),boulon,chaîne, pattes d’oiseaux sauvages préparées, pince métal pour cheveux, agathe.

Note for “the time is out of joint” Hamlet

Hamlet :

“Rest, rest, perturbed spirit! So, gentlemen,

With all my love I do commend me to you:

And what so poor a man as Hamlet is

May do, to express his love and friending to you,

God willing, shall not lack. Let us go in together;

And still your fingers on your lips, I pray.

The time is out of joint: O cursed spite,

That ever I was born to set it right!

Nay, come, let’s go together.

Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act I , Scene 5.