Get Off The Couch


smp_profile_loopThis is the first stage of experimenting with a couch from Ricard´s childhood.  Originally, it was understood that the couch was stuffed with feathers.  I wanted to reuse them… only to find that the feathers were mixed with foam.  The sight of the mixture flashed images of the Albatross birds from Midway Island, photographed by Chris Jordan.  chris_jordan

The artist Victoria Roestel traded me two weeks of her space for art through La Polea Gallery project.  This is the first result of trying to separate the feathers from the foam.  It took many more hours than I imagined to roughly sort two small coushions.  The dilema is the way the feathers became embedded into the foam and the foam broke into a minuscule mixture with the goose down.

Peliaguda A Touch of Child
Peliaguda
A Touch of Child