We all make art

I found this environmental fiber/community fiber-based art practice by Iranian artist Atefeh Khas on another friend’s website (another amazing environmental/fiber/community-based writer artist, Abigail Doan).  I came across these images just as I was beginning to work my river into the trees, and just as all the storm of the Iranian election was beginning.  I, of course, feel a great deal of kinship to the work I am seeing on Atefeh’s website, and am reminded of the freedoms I have to do and share what I love.  I am also reminded by her work of how patterns, materials, impulses and desires for beauty, kinship and meaning span all cultures, and art can shorten the distances between us.   












1 thought on “We all make art

  1. Dear Mandy Greer
    I am Atefeh Khas from Iran.I found your site suddenly and I am so exicted about seeing our works (My friend-Tara_and I ) here.Thank you so much for paying attention to us.I hope we can continue our friendship and I will follow your works.

    With best


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