Maryte Collard – Horizon
For me horizon is not just a horizontal line where the sky and the earth meets. It is something new, something that I dream of, reach out to, something still undiscovered or unseen. Even though I travelled extensively and have been to the countries far North and far South, like Norway, Iceland or New Zealand, I was never lucky to see Northern Lights, Aurora Borealis. To stand under the night sky covered with Northern Lights, to see them, to experience them would be like reaching a new horizon for me.
I used hand dyed cotton fabric gradations to make Northern Lights. The sky is machine pieced. Trees on a horizon line are fused. Used some colorful variegated thread to create reflection on the imaginable lake on the lower part of the quilt.