2021: Creating a Lexicon of Future
Q is for Quilting
I’ve always been rather entranced with the concept of quilting, finding it to be a great metaphor for the activation of capitals far beyond their original material value.
Long reams of manufactured cloth serve their purpose year after year. Cut to fulfill specific purposes, the service continues. Then, one year, the garment loses its strength, falling to pieces. Those pieces, combined with others of a variety of shapes and colors, are then gathered up, joined together to create a unique blanket, and repatterned into…