For artist Kate Kretz, motherhood has been both a source of inspiration and a reminder of life’s delicate nature.
After the birth of her daughter, she became agoraphobic, believing if she never left home with her child, nothing would harm the girl. The experience led to a body of work created from her own hair fashioned into nests or embroidered onto her baby’s garments. On one of the girl’s blouses she even sewed, “Your fragility in this sharp world is paralyzing.”
Kretz says she worked on the pieces until her hands shook, feeling as if she was banging her head against the wall to create a beautiful stain.
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