Sleep.

“Sleep.” is an ongoing series of drawings investigating semi-conscious mark-marking. These drawings are produced amidst falling asleep at night, lying with pen in hand on paper; they capture a last few visual expressions and thoughts of the day, existing somewhere in between the waking world and the unconscious.

Recently, I have begun to expand on this idea by reproducing the drawings in embroidery, juxtaposing the spontaneous and random nature of the marks with the slow, deliberate and delicate act of stitching:

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