HEMMED

Hemmed is a series of encaustic collages in which sewing patterns, vintage home workout guides for women, and maps are dissected and re-arranged. They address some uncertainties that many people, especially women, encounter in life, such as size.

Center Back Seam, 2017
Paper collage, encaustic medium, and carbon on watercolor paper

Hips and Bust, 2017
Paper collage, encaustic medium, and carbon on watercolor paper

Slender or Full, 2017

Paper collage, encaustic medium, and carbon on watercolor paper

Cut on Fold, 2017
Paper collage, encaustic medium, and carbon on watercolor paper

Front and Back, 2017
Paper collage, encaustic medium, and carbon on watercolor paper

© Leah Swenson 2019