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2018 Annual Conference

Philadelphia

March 01-04, 2018

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2018 SPE Annual Conference: Uncertain Times: Borders, Refuge, Community, Nationhood / Hosted by The University of the Arts

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Jessica Kalmar

SPE Member since 2006
Member Chapter: Mid-Atlantic

Embroidered Photographs

I search for subject matter that has elements of beauty surrounded by decay or neglect. The sections I designate as beauty are hand embroidered. The images become somewhat three dimensional with the thread raised from the surface of the paper asking to be touched. The photograph physically shows the beauty among otherwise neglected elements in our environment.

Chair in the Cage

Soft Weeds

Moss Roof on the Shed

Daffodil Inside

Tall Weed

Broken Hummingbird

Concrete Heart

Welcome to the Rat Trap

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