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Eggshell Garment for Hugging II, eggshells stitched between layers of tulle; hugs; 2015

Garment worn to record imprint of hugs; Performance pending

Photo (above left): Zaire Kacz Photography

Eggshell Garments

My recent work explores the potential for textiles to record and preserve our connection to others. Like our own skin, they absorb our experiences and bear the scars of our encounters. How strong are the seams that bind us together? How close can we really get to each other?

Eggshell Garment for Hugging, eggshells stitched between layers of tulle and silk; hugs; 2012

Garment worn to record imprint of hugs

Eggshell Glove for Shaking Hands, eggshells stitched between layers of tulle; 2013

Garment worn to record a handshake; Performance pending

Shell Shirt for Susie, eggshells on silk; 2016



Eggshell Bodice, eggshells on silk; 2017