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What the water knows – Part 2

Posted by Elizabeth Ingraham on April 4, 2015 in audio, mapping, textiles, water | 1 Comment

When I stitch the landscape Travel its contours Carving a canyon Traversing a slope Subduing low-lying land with hatching My fabric terrain is neutral Colorless and abstracted, like the map, except for the water which is stitched in blue Listen to more at http://chirb.it/rkJ8s6

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What the water knows – Part 1

Posted by Elizabeth Ingraham on April 3, 2015 in mapping, water | No Comments

How many creeks have I drawn on my┬áLocator Map? Every one that I could see. I’d look at a topographic map and draw with pencil on 12 inch squares of Tyvek. I would branch off from a river and continue, my line growing finer and fainter, until the creek, and my line, disappeared. I began […]

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