Friday, May 2, 2008
i used to sew quilts. i would save what i considered the most beautiful pieces of fabric to sew into beautiful coverings. i remember going to a theater company and collecting bags of satin and velvet scraps leftover from costume making for a Shakespeare production. i turned those scraps into a beautiful patchwork quilt that i gave away at a yearly giveaway. As i look through the pages and pages of text and dialogue that was not been used in this most recent production masquerading as my work, i realize that the best work got dropped on the cutting floor and left for me to re-vision. a friend in the community has organized a healing ritual, after which i will began to sew these dropped pieces of text into a new body of work.