Lin Hsin-Chen – Series #5 – Journey Series #5: Memento of Australia
I visited Australia for the first time in 1988. I was surprised to find out that the totems painted by indigenous Australians were also printed on fabrics. I was fascinated by these patterns and therefore I bought some of them. From then on, I have kept collecting these kinds of fabrics whenever I travel to Australia. The fabrics have connotations of artistic creation, which is originated by the living and culture of Aboriginal Australians. They are so special and meaningful. I have been enjoying creating the quilt with my collection of Australian fabrics. Every stitch seemed spontaneously. I really like the creativity of this culture.
Materials: commercial cottons of Australian Indigenous dot painting, ribbon, embroidery floss, silk, beads
Techniques: hand stitched, hand pieced, hand appliqué, hand quilted
Quit in Series – Journey