Dance of the Fireflies 2020
85cm x 103cm
Inspired by some ice-dying experimentation using yellows and purples I was thrilled to find the scattered pattern emerging.
Wholecloth. Ice-dyed Radiance silk cotton mix.
Hand-guided free motion quilting on longarm machine.
Whilst working in Malaysia I visited the jungle inland and witnessed the nocturnal spectacle of fireflies at night along the river banks as they appeared to synchronise their light flashes. Is this a form of social interaction I wondered?