Tuesday, 31 January 2023

Textile Details

'Alzheimers 2: Lost Memories of New York', by Irene MacWilliam. (Photo: Irene MacWilliam)
'Alzheimers 2: Lost Memories of New York', by Irene MacWilliam. (Photo: Irene MacWilliam)

 

Title of Textile:Alzheimers 2: Lost Memories of New York
Maker: Irene MacWilliam
Country of Origin: Northern Ireland
Year Produced: 2003
Size (cm): 100cm x 100cm
Materials: Digital printing onto fabric
Type of Textile: Quilt
Description:

My mother suffered from Alzheimers and I worry that I may develop it. The images of New York are inkjet prints. The machine quilting is of the brain neurones that fail to meet up as the condition worsens. The quilting makes the piece look like the much folded brain surface.

Owner: Irene MacWilliam
Location: Northern Ireland
Original / Replica: Original
Photographer: Irene MacWilliam



Textile exhibited at: Women's Real Lives, 9/03/2009 - 28/03/2009



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