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Amanda Croatto

Title: Untitled 1-7 Series: Five Covid Vessels, Year: 2020
Title: Untitled 1-7 Series: Five Covid Vessels, Year: 2020

Dimensions: Variable Materials: Waxed Linen

Title: Untitled 1-5 Series: Five Covid Vessels, Year: 2020
Title: Untitled 1-5 Series: Five Covid Vessels, Year: 2020

Dimensions: Variable Materials: Waxed Linen

Title: Untitled 1-5 Series: Five Covid Vessels, Year: 2020
Title: Untitled 1-5 Series: Five Covid Vessels, Year: 2020

Dimensions: Variable Materials: Waxed Linen

Title: Untitled 1-7 Series: Five Covid Vessels, Year: 2020
Title: Untitled 1-7 Series: Five Covid Vessels, Year: 2020

Dimensions: Variable Materials: Waxed Linen

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After being in Stage 4 lock down for several weeks, and unable to access my studio, and desperate to work with my hands, I pulled out a large ugly woven piece that I made years ago at a workshop, and could never bring myself to throw away. I set myself the task of unraveling it, which took 2 days! Only in lock down could I be motivated to do this! When I started weaving the new pieces, I made vessels to contain my feelings, with stoppers to let those feelings come and go as needed. The vessels vary from the tall one with the slightly frivolous top, to the all black one, depending on my mood at the time of making.

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