During the artistic engagement with the medium textile, the artist took a look at the culture and relevance of textile traditions in her close surroundings and beyond.
The digital age has brought about a revival of textile handicrafts, initiated by a new desire for tangibility and durability. While handicrafts are merely a distraction in today’s consumer society, they used to be an essential part of life, which additionally had a significant social function. For older generations handicrafts still have a very different meaning. Manual work has always been important to them in order to master everyday life.
portrait series 2008 – 2011