hanging in De Pluk
this is my contribution to the group exhibition in De Pluk, in the aftermath of Covid (one hopes)
'wat we meenemen en wat we missen kunnen'
'what we take with us and what we can do without'
handmade apron, containing fabrics from many women all over the globe and a broad band original seventies kitchen-curtain-fabric from our parents' home, vintage child's apron -mine or my sister's- a photo of my parents on a family holiday in Brittany in the seventies, my short note
my work, needless to say, is all about my personal loss, rather than Covid, although I sense it echoes what many have experienced
on the piece of paper to the right, which is an essential part of the piece, my words:
In the last year I have lost both parents within a space of three months.
'they reached a ripe old age'
'better like this than the other way around'
.....yeah right, whatever
I miss them
All I have left are memories