The Transience of Value | Lena Tan

Opening reception: Friday, April 24th, 7.00 – 10.00pm
Exhibition runs: April 24th – May 31st, 2015

Lena Tan carries forward forgotten traditions into a contemporary society, leaving a trail of increasingly obvious destruction behind it. Hand worked lace, based on the pattern work of Irish Women crocheting for survival through the Great Famine of the mid -19th century, melds with the flotsamof the daily commuter. Repurposed bus tickets and crochet become micro meditations on transit and transformation: permanence fused to transience. Can the invalidated be made valid again through art?

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