37″ x 32″
Painted, quilted map with thread net overlay, held in place with frame. Map legend contains QR code linking to associated content on www.susanpolansky.com
Knots & Tangles:
Many challenges to this project!
“Invisible” thread (thin, almost clear) is difficult to work with as it’s hard to see!
Thread-lace people and the “invisible” grid were made with water soluble stabilizer. I erred in using a stabilizer that didn’t disappear completely, leaving a mass of white fibers behind, so I had to re-do everything.
Painting reference to on-line atlas and vintage maps .
Research regarding global internet usage patterns.
Photoshop Elements creation of my analogous world internet usage document “Compendium of Connectivity,” including creation of animated .gif
QR code linkage from map legend to animated .gif on my website
Concord Art Museum, Members Juried Show, 2016