Self Reclamation Through Ritual-in-Performance

"That which in art reminds us of our greater selves, our unexplored potentials, and our personal mysteries —however beautiful, dignified, humiliating, or painful— ultimately opens us to transpersonal realities of which we are not immediately conscious." In her fantastic article about the work of Ana Mendieta and Yoko Ono, Deborah K. Ultan explored how both …

Kilim Motifs & Embroidery Patterns

Musing about visions of tapestry weavings. Perhaps revisiting fragmented childhood memories of being in spaces/places adorned with ancestral knowledge. Planning to assemble and juxtapose traditional motifs onto paper. Also interested in transferring embroidery patterns onto graph paper. With my roots planted in Western Ukraine, embroidery with geometric patterns relates to the beauty of Ukrainian nature. …