Johanne Allard | Black Iris II, 2018
"The Sieves' ability to hold and remove in one movement makes them primal symbols of separation and filtering. The symbol embodies the same anguish: either to be rejected with the thousands and not included among the best, or to be rejected along with the thousands and not retained. Much of what one values in life may be sifted away, yet there is still some hope for which one must keep striving. A person must endure hardship and look for the nectar of hope amidst the changes life brings and adjust to the changes around them. Suffering is a form of purification."
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Johanne Allard | Black Iris II Figures - 2018
From the series Nectar in a Sieve
175 x 44x 7.5 cm
Embroidery on Wood with Metal Mesh Sieve