All posts tagged: Stage 1 – Gathering materials

Symbolism of chosen objects for IP – Nature´s Larder – D

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Introductory Project - Nature´s Larder

A few keywords on the chosen objects; With due respect for my self imposed limitations it was important for me to choose objects which could represent multiple layers  and circles of Nature´s Larder. The only chosen piece of textile is taken to represent the underlying multitude of nature, its abundance and all that we take for granted, a very naturalistic print. The circle of life is represented by the sunflower seeds, the rapeseed oil and […]

Photo selection for IP – Nature´s Larder – E

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Introductory Project - Nature´s Larder

A few key notes on the photo selection. The main aim has been to show both the group dynamics but also the essence of the individual objects. As the photos show I have tried various representations of the collection. I note quite a difference in representation with or without the textile piece, like the difference between harmony and lack of harmony… When the textile piece is used as a background/tablecloth collecting piece it shows a […]

Sunflower, collection idea – IP – Nature´s Larder – B

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Introductory Project - Nature´s Larder

A seed – rest underground – into the light – flowering – being picked – being baked – being eaten and back into the earth again Like the notion of cycles – being transcient – being in the now Sunflower Sunflower seeds Buns – freshly baked Linseed oil in bottle Leaf from nettle An apron with nature´s larder Have been browsing through my photos,  have found rape fields and sunflower in variation. Hard to limit […]

Final selection of objects for IP – Nature´s Larder – C

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Introductory Project - Nature´s Larder

 I began by brainstorming, including translating the expression Nature´s Larder into Danish. See separate post on this. The thoughts have been many, the cyclical movement of nature, the philosophical and ethical implications of how we treat nature, pure foods, my herbs outside, what about lack of Naturés Larder,  and how to best represent this. I decided on the following limitations to the project; Objects/textiles I have in my home Pictures and art I have done /taken […]