Lin Hsin Chen – Contrast – Eternal Day and Night
I attend various international quilting exhibitionsfrequently. The most difficult part is probably dealing with time differences. Adapting to the reverse day and night makes me dizzy. However, sitting on the plane and seeing the contrast view of day and night is breathtaking. I always want to make a quilt of it, thanks to this challenge topic.
The Universe is so huge that a humble man like me could not understand. The power of Mother Nature is magnificent so that all things on the Earth have to follow the operation of day and night. Time zones, boundary between today and yesterday, theories of the constant exchange of space and time etc. are far beyond my understanding.
The rule of Nature is everywhere. The philosophical theories are too profound so that I can only depict the grace of the Universe via a tree. This piece also describes the double sides of human, darkness and brightness, good and evil, both mentally and physically. Learning to adjust is a life lesson. In short, there are too many things that I want to write for this piece only if I have more time. I wish everyone has a healthy life.
Materials: commercial cottons, dyed fabric, metallic thread, beads, glitter
Techniques:100% hand stitched, appliqué, pieced, three-layered quilted, embroidery
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