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JOY ELLIS FORT WORTH, TX “ Th i s p i ece is a b o ut the slow and painfu l pro ces s o f endi ng a rel a t i o ns hi p. Al l i m ag e s we re s ho t w i t h a pin h o le came ra handmade fro m a m a tc hb ox a nd 3 5 - m i l l i m eter fil m . Th e g e l a t i n s ilve r p rin ts a re mou nte d inside of the m a tc hb oxes s ym b o l i z i ng t he des i re to b eco m e smal l a nd o u t o f sigh t. The b oxes also sy mb ol i ze t he feel i ng o f b ei ng t ra pp ed i ns i de o f yo ur g ri e f. Als o co ntain ed in the ma tchb oxe s are fra g m ent s o f jo u rna l ent ri es.�

A S l ow B urn , 2 0 1 5 fou n d me t al b ox w i t h g e l at i n s i l ve r p i nh ol e im ages 8" x 5" x 5"

2016 Materials: Hard + Soft Exhibit Catalog  

View selected works from the 29th annual Materials: Hard + Soft National Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition

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