Ariadne's Thread ...

collaborative project with Majena Mafe and Susan Buret, exhibited at Metro Arts Brisbane and Noosa Regional Gallery  2006                                                                                         

Hand-embroidered original text on cotton tape ...

'... umbilical thread cut red rosso rouge . . . changing place changing time changing thoughts changing future tu moi manqué cloud threads tenuous hold aloft await clockwise rearrive ----- undertow drags and swallows envelop me now whispering low to the lavender dusk sky remembered Ssalg gnikool dekcil rettub thred word eluded * weighing time too lightly shines from the mirror smeared . . . reflected secrets * oh blissful oblivion life on its way returns to a mist, its quickness is its quietness again : existence of this world of things and men renews their never needing to exist in emptiness . . . oh me oh my sigh lightly leaving perfumed trails musk frankincense and amber ~ haunting forgetful minds * threading mystic messages silenced tongues wagging truths and lil’ white lies unravel knots deceitful promises sing a mournful song in muffled tones her sorrow bleeds from flesh and heart alike euphoric blessing washing over pain memory fall in light entering flesh raw red wet space within holding stuck releasing heat shrouded in white sheet...'

 


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