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    '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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