Christine Meuris

Biomorphic Bargello, 2018-19

Out of the quiet, inevitability of the Stress Fracture series comes the playful Biomorphic series in which I reintroduce color, cutting and stitching.  I use painted paper tiles like train track pieces making loops, circles and sinuous shapes.  Depending on the arrangement of the tiles, the shapes look like protozoa or messages in an unknown language.  As I make the tiles, the designs grow and wander, offering many possibilities that I eventually fix into a permanent design.

Germ of an Idea
Germ of an Idea

Gouache on tea stained paper, book binding cloth and thread. 21"x21", 2018

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Germ of an Idea, detail
Germ of an Idea, detail
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Germ of an Idea 2
Germ of an Idea 2

Gouache on tea stained paper, book binding cloth and thread. 32x35, 2018

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Germ of an Idea 2, detail
Germ of an Idea 2, detail
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Hunh?
Hunh?

Gouache on tea stained paper, book binding cloth and thread. 28"x28", 2018

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Hunh?, detail
Hunh?, detail
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Purple Slide
Purple Slide

Gouache on tea stained paper, book binding cloth and thread. 25"x21", 2018

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Purple Slide, detail
Purple Slide, detail
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