Beili Liu. Two weathered, human-sized oak columns (reclaimed wood from shipping containers) stand in opposition to each other, with thousands of gossamer red threads spanning the distance between them. Each thread is held in place by a needle at each end. Although the thousands of lines connect the two columns and visually pull them towards each other, they are solidly anchored in place and stand silently apart..
Silk Vortex / For over two decades japanese artist Akiko Ikeuchi has been creating room-sized vortices of silk, tying hundreds of small knots in coloured thread to form elaborate gallery installations.
"Society demands that we quickly move forward from pain and change; and as bleak as it looks out there, we have to realize that if we are given the insight to see a new path, something powerful and courageous is guiding us." (BellaOctober - July