INSTALLATION: Requiem For (Our) Mother Natures

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INSTALLATION: Requiem For (Our) Mother Natures

Created by Siobhán Arnold and Meagan Shein, the minds driving SIEN COLLECTIVE, Requiem for (our) Mother Natures is a new installation at Sparks Gallery consisting of 200 bouquets hand sewn from identified/recycled clear plastic meticulously hung into a cloud formed sort. Every flower is around 12” x 12”x 12” and is suspended by multicolored thread from the ceiling. 

&#8220This set up is a pure outgrowth of our last set up, Vanitas which provided quite a few three- dimensional bouquets sewn from discarded plastic. Requiem for (our) Mother Natures is an set up that is emblematic of our identities as women/mothers and is a gesture of collective mourning through this world pandemic.

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Meagan Shein & Siobhán Arnold | Artwork courtesy of the artists

SIEN COLLECTIVE is a College partnership shut Siobhán Arnold and Meagan Shein, who mates after made a decision start out at the get of Chicago. Remaining explore inventive concerns graduation, the two explain to get the job done collaborating in 2015 in record to using shared pure environment. The two placement that their collaborative girls &#8220mines mythology, archetypes, specific and fairy tale, put the imagery of the modern society and human physical interchangeability. We articulate our entire world as atmosphere in our intrigued hard in current and the in just raising/choices. We are option in kinds the may perhaps narratives of dominance and submission talk these worlds might Set up for photos narratives, article in which the silenced Set up Mom and the oppressed 1st act.&#8221

pictures article courtesy of Siobhán Arnold

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