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Doilies ) edition of 10 + 2 AP Doilies re-examines the lace doily as an innocuous domestic artifact that
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PROJECTS: Doilies (HIV, SARS, Influenza, Herpes, Hepadna), Host, Trepidation, Surface Tension
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using vintage plastic doilies as stencils. Each doily is carefully painted through its negative
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degradation of memory. The drawings imply the patterns and structures of traditional doilies and resist
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renderings in the works on paper by using vintage plastic doilies as stencils. Referencing the domestic use of doilies to hide a scratch or stain on furniture, the drawings create a tableau of biomedical
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"...we're especially partial to the delicate, knitted lace doilies of Laura Splan--each one in the shape , to uncover a range of emotions. (Splan's doilies… are uncannily mesmerizing and off-putting.) She , and weaving doilies based on the symmetry found in viruses…” Art in America Miller, Leigh Anne Sciences) Rebecca Horne, "Science and Culture: Dangerous doilies", Aug 12, 2014 "...Artist Laura decorative doilies, made of machine-embroidered rayon lace, actually depict viruses. Who knew herpes
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Center for Disease Control, computerized lace doilies for the Gen Art New Media Art Exhibition, and
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