Seiko Purdue, Kumihimo Wishes: Current Times (public participation project), 2021. 365 Kumihimo disks, cotton yarn, natural dyes, people’s wishes, plywood, 6.5 x 12 x 9 feet.

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Pandemic Projects: Kumihimo Wishes: Current Times by Seiko Purdue

August 20, 2021 5:00 am

This summer, I am celebrating the moment when people’s collective strength, patience, creativity, compassion, and spirit comes together in the public participation project and exhibition Kumihimo Wishes: Current Times at Jansen Art Center in Lynden, Washington, US. During the pandemic, I have been thinking about the power of “craft” deeply. As a Japanese artist, I …

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