#17 - Medium
#17 - Medium
"Swept under the rug"
I started my vagina rug project when commissioned to create 10 pieces of this shape for Seed Gallery. As a self-professed prude they presented a challenge to me, but as I created them I felt this whole awkwardness surrounding the depiction of vaginas completely vanish. They're freeing and fun, both abstract and literal in their randomness. I suppose a lot could be read in to the acceptance of my own femininity in creating them using such a traditionally feminine pastime - and it might be true. But more simply, I'm married to a gynaecologist and they make me smile.
I've decided to continue on with this project and see where it takes me, experimenting with and documenting my front bums as I go. No two are the same, I create them without forward planning with choices on colour and shapes made as I work. I will post pieces of varying sizes as available.
#17: Approx 24 cm x 14 cm, 3-dimensional vagina rug wall piece. Each one is created by hand using traditional a traditional rug punching techniques, and each one is entirely unique. Mounted on plywood and ready to hang on the wall. Signed and numbered on reverse.
Please note: These pieces will be shipping the week of March 5th.
Assorted yarn, cloth, plywood