goldilocks principle

goldilocks2013I’ve been doing a lot of screen printing this term. For my first project I deconstructed the Goldilocks fairy tale, creating a series of linen tea towels situated in a mid 20th century kitchen. I printed an alternate reading of the story from the perspective of the bears and used a modern aesthetic, taking the colour palette and shapes from mid sixties romantic comedy film titles. It’s a post colonial re-telling but it also speaks about my own difficulty relating to popular childhood imagery.

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About amandawood

A contemporary embroiderer, dyer, and weaver full of admiration for Japanese textiles.

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