"Kist"

Inspired by a prose poem, 'Heredity 2', by Kathleen Jamie in 'Frissure' (Polygon, 2013).

"A small three-dimensional form began to emerge from what was, by now, a very playful process. I call these form 'Poem-Houses'. They are places of safe-keeping - for words memories, experiences - and are at once fragile and strong. I was creating a feminine embrace, a container, a sewing-box, or skirt, which might keep one safe from the world. Dialectics of inside and out also brought to mind the push-pull tension of being in such an embrace. I was reminded of how the individual identities of women have often become subsumed by their domestic roles…"

- Brigid Collins, in 'Frissure' (Page 29)
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Angus Bremner

"Kist"

Inspired by a prose poem, 'Heredity 2', by Kathleen Jamie in 'Frissure' (Polygon, 2013).

"A small three-dimensional form began to emerge from what was, by now, a very playful process. I call these form 'Poem-Houses'. They are places of safe-keeping - for words memories, experiences - and are at once fragile and strong. I was creating a feminine embrace, a container, a sewing-box, or skirt, which might keep one safe from the world. Dialectics of inside and out also brought to mind the push-pull tension of being in such an embrace. I was reminded of how the individual identities of women have often become subsumed by their domestic roles…"

- Brigid Collins, in 'Frissure' (Page 29)
Ref:
Date:
Location:
Photographer:
Angus Bremner