A process of growth

I’ve started working on the piece for the AIB MFA Alumni exhibit OBJECTIFIED. Simply, I am making an invisible (but powerful) social network into and object… This follows the same basic structure as the networks in Remember Forget & Remember Again but has the addition of “nodes” at each branching. The nodes are yarn-wrapped pebbles, which is giving the growing piece an interesting heft. I am also interested in seeing what happens when I limit myself to fewer colors and a more subdued palette. I actually selected and bought this yarn instead of working from materials that were given to…

Inner Garden | Feb & April 2010

Inner Garden a collaborative exploration of growth and connection Mary Begin, Denise Driscoll, and Mirela Sahleanu Babson College Working in Reynolds Student Center across several months, the artists share materials, forms and processes as they explore patterns of growth and connection. Beginning in late January 2010, work will begin to appear in various locations in the Horn Library and will continue to expand across the semester. Sculpture and Poetry students in Danielle Krcmar’s and Mary Pinard’s classes will collaborate with the artists and each other to develop visual and written contributions of their own. Ongoing installation: February – April 2010…

DNA Blankets | Sep 2009 to Jan 2010 at Babson College

Horn Library at Babson College September 2009 – January 2010 Thousands of hand-folded painted paper envelopes color-coding ACTG sequences from human DNA are filled with haiku, becoming a wall-sized book for passers-by to read. In the lounge area, a spiral labyrinth of paper and string uses the same ACTG sequences to trace a path to the center and back out again. Library hours: Sun: 9 am to 10 pm Mon-Thu: 7:30 am to 10 pm Fri: 7:30 am to 6 pm Sat: 8:30 am to 5 pm Confirm holiday hours and directions at http://www.babson.edu