Solo exhibition: karrie hovey : groundcover
Recology, San Francisco, CA 2012

Materials recovered from the San Francisco Public Disposal

mum – diameters range from 12″ – 60″
Books, wood, found objects
In many cultures the mum is a flower of mourning; in others it is joyful. I mourn the loss of books yet
I celebrate the digitizing of lost volumes. Using interpretations of mum, the folded pages silence the
words to form individual teardrops; the grouped teardrops form petals of a blooming flower.

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