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In a contemporary Western society which rapidly values artifice and consumption more than authentic quality and meaning, craft is recontextualized to signify an enduring connection of humankind to the natural world. 

Weavings are vessels--vertical warp threads bend and adapt to contain horizontal weft threads, forming strength in an interwoven cloth. Through the investigation of material, pattern, and structure, my work examines the relationship between gender, society, and the individual. Human life is a linear thread, intersecting and connecting with others to form the fabric of society. 

The body is composed of a similar structure, hosting intersections between soul, mind, and ego. The figurative nature of weaving is revealed in its symmetry to the body as a vessel. My work thereby studies the body as a microcosm of civilization, adapting and persisting throughout time.