Category Archives: Portfolio

Edited Black and White Images

Rain on the Windshield - trace
Wing Diptych 1
Spiderlily on Rainy Horizon
Wing Diptych 2
black and white images of wing dress and wing drawing.
Dragon Dress Diptych
Dragon Dress, prototype.

All derivatives from Dyed Threads series.
From top:
Spider Lily – early sketch, monochrome (2015)
Wing Diptych 1 (2015) The bird was photographed in September 1999, and became the inspiration for the Wing Dress series.
Spider Lily – study, monochrome (2015)
Wing Diptych 2 (2015)
Wing Diptych 3 (2015) The drawing was of an imaginary wing, and preceded the Wing Dress series.
Dragon Dress Diptych (2015)
Dragon Dress Prototype (2015) The dress in the photo was created around 1999-2000 with fabric marker as the first experiment for the Dyed Threads series.

Wing Dress – Velocity

A dress with a fragmented wing, acid dye on silk, back, photographed on the beach.
A dress with a fragmented wing, acid dye on silk, front, photographed on the beach.

A dress with a fragmented wing, acid dye on silk, side / back, detail.
A dress with a fragmented wing, acid dye on silk, front / shoulder, detail.
A dress with a fragmented wing, acid dye on silk, front / side, detail.
A dress with a fragmented wing, acid dye on silk, painting detail, feathers.
A dress with a fragmented wing, acid dye on silk, painting detail, feathers.
A dress with a fragmented wing, acid dye on silk, painting detail, feathers.

Wing Dress – Velocity (2009-2011)

Acid dye on silk-polyurethane.
Feathers are placed to assimilate the sense of speed I emphasize with swallows in flight, as they glide by me slashing the air.

ツバメの低空飛行に共鳴して起こる身体感覚をドレスにそのまま写し取ろうと試みたもの。
シルク/ポリウレタンに酸性染料。

A dress with a fragmented wing, acid dye on silk, 2011, on location.