Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Janna Maria, textile artist
Check out her nice site, blog and Etsy sites- http://www.jannamaria.com
As a fibre-based artist I am constantly drawn to the history behind my materials and work with both the ambiguity and profundity that these histories offer. The medium itself is often the guiding force as I approach ideas of how human authenticity is realized through one's surroundings and interpersonal relationships. My contribution to Hung Up stems from a desire to define my own inspiration in contrast to having one supplied by the media. I have repeated a single image across mediums to demonstrate the obsessive behaviour that inspiration can bring. My hope is to find a deeper and more meaningful way of experiencing my surroundings, with the consequence of altering the manner in which I engage with it and the people within it.