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HERE AND THERE, 2011
Installation
Lehman College Art Gallery
New York

White and black thread and pins
Site specific installation, 240" x 28" and 90" x 26", and performance.


Inside a narrow hallway there are two installations on opposite walls made out of thread held in tension by thousands on pins attached to the wall. On the left wall there is a 3' x 20' tall white thread composition. On the right wall there is a 3' x 8 ' black thread composition with its mid-section cut in half, which displays the thread released from tension.



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ARTICLES ON THIS PIECE

>> Pierce, David, "New York Fiber in the 21st Century." /Surface Design Journal, 01/01/2012
>> “Gema Alava expone en la Lehman Gallery Art College.” /Txart, 5/2011


c) Gema Alava 2008