Karen Hanmer

Artists' Books & Installation

Gallery: Place/Time

New Work History & Culture Sculptural & Movable Book Structure Modelse Toys & Games Science & Technology Place/Time Altered Bindings Civics Lessons Photo-Based Work Archive Thrifty Picks

Title: Migration


Migration | 2001

Front panels, discharge printing on silk organza; rear panels, devoré on cotton/polyester

Six to eight fabric panels, each panel 9.5' x 40" installation size variable

Panels are silk-screened with a pattern of prairie grass, front panels are translucent, rear panels are opaque. As the viewer walks through the installation, the panels move in the breeze, creating the sensation of walking in a tall field of grass or wheat.