“With your shimmering dress, it says ‘no’ it says ‘yes’
It says ‘I have nothing left for concealing’
It’s your shiftless flesh and your old girl’s grace
It’s your young girl’s face that I’m breathing.”
ENGAGED is an installation that explores a modern woman’s ambiguity toward marriage. Two wedding gowns, two story lines, two slogans. IN THE AIR, a knitted dress of golden thread and tulle suspended above ground; TIED-UP, a crocheted gown bound in a web of ribbon and rope; two outlooks on the trappings of an age-old tradition…
This installation is on view at the Textile Arts Center in Brooklyn, NY from July 8th- August16th, 2011.