Monday, June 15, 2009

The Fabric of Meditation

This fable in cloth is by Sara Lechner at Fabric of Meditation. Many of her pieces seem to have narrative and (very dear) characters involved in journeys or in contemplation. Her work is inspirational and the components seem to flow together to make a whole. This piece, which Sara says is about both the process of maturation and about how we make our own prisons, reminds me of William Blake's

A robin redbreast in a cage
Puts all Heaven in a rage
and also of  Yeats' Holy Thursday

'Twas on Holy Thursday, their innocent faces clean,
Came children walking two and two, in red, and blue, and green...


yvette said...

I know what you mean...she's wonderful


Jasmine said...

He who shall hurt the little wren
Shall never be belov'd by men.

The blog is lovely, thank you for bringing it to my attention.

mum said...

Beautiful. So many creative ways to use fabric