Larraine Seiden

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Neighborhood: SOMA
Group Affiliation: Room & Board

Throughout my work I use the language of textiles, which has traditionally marked the tension of creating time and space in women’s lives. The processes of collage and assemblage, much like a quilter’s piecing, let me harness the rhythms of interruption and constraint into something whole and sublime.

By reimagining materials through my formalist lens, I seek beauty in the overlooked, the forgotten, and in the repetition of the everyday. I use the simplest materials collected domestically and from my community, to ground my work personally while bearing witness to our interconnectedness. I cut paper ephemera out of its utilitarian origins and devotionally reassemble it through collage or knots, to become my map and meditation.