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Dhalia

€10,000.00 €10,000.00 Series of 20

28cm x 24cm x 27cm 28cm x 24cm x 27cm

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Healing via making, Tau Lewis stitches together memory, history and the Black imaginary.


The Church of Mantic Plants is a series of 20 unique sculptures stitched by hand in Lewis’ Brooklyn studio. Every work has been named individually, in this case — Dhalia


In keeping with the generative, radical upcycling seen throughout the artist’s practice, each sculpture is made from an assemblage of textiles including cows leather, pig suede, sheep suede and shearling, stuffed with polyester fibre fill and detailed with white river rocks, acrylic paint and blackened steel.


To explore the full series, click here.

 

The series will be accompanied by a leather-bound monograph containing drawings of all 20 works alongside a collection of short poems and writings by the artist.


Inner Visions

The works are launching alongside a print edition by Ludovic Nkoth as part of Inner Visions, a series curated by Larry Ossei-Mensah. Read more. 


Launch Details

Collectors will be required to agree to a resale agreement for this work, and each customer is limited to a single piece from the series.

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