Found fabric and thread | 2021
Fanny Allié created this series of site-specific textiles during her residency at MacArthur Place in Sonoma, CA. To convey the spirit of the location, she incorporated elements of both the resort and its surrounding city. Inspired by the hotel staff, Allié translated elements of their body language and gestures into her sewn compositions. She sourced donated and recycled textiles from second-hand stores across Sonoma—each layer of repurposed fabric integrates a unique narrative from the past. The works further Allié’s continued explorations of home, ephemerality, and the disappearance of the body.
19.75 x 17.25 inches
Floated: 23.5 x 21.5 x 2 inches
Signed by artist.
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Featured in Hyperallergic, New York Times, and New York Magazine, Fanny Allié's mixed-media works incoporate sewing, texture, drawing and painting. Her work considers the human body from the lens of gesture and investigates how bodily forms operate when fragmented.
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