Inspired by a sari drying over the side of a building in West Bengal, India.
The work addresses pattern as language and language as pattern.

Learning to Speak (hand tie-dyed cotton w embroidery, 18 feet tall x 36" wide each panel, ten panels doubled))

 

 

 

Learning to Speak (detail of embroidery)

Learning to Speak  

Learning to Speak (detail of embroidery)

Learning to Speak (work being installed at SouthEastern LA State University)

The inspiration