This piece is the last in the series for now. It is the insect with child. Inspired by the transparent eggs of insects and fish, as well as universal shapes of motherhood.
The pregnant form was wet-felted, then dyed.
It was then stuffed to add dimension and softness.
A collection of lightbulbs were hollowed out. This is the best part: they were filled with water and a single living Marimo moss, the spark of life inside the egg.
Placed inside a protective woven sphere, along with round stones, the eggs now peek out from within their mother’s belly.
Felt, reed, river stones, fibrefill, lightbulbs, Marimo moss, water.
24″ x 24″ x 30″ © Allison Green 2013.
The fourth piece in the Time Flies Collection, this is the insect with child. Her pregnant form contains eggs filled with a spark of life.
See how it was constructed, and the other items in the series: Nascent, Nymph, and Nubile.
Exhibited with Foundation at the Saint John Arts Centre, Saint John, NB.
Pricing available upon request.