Back in 2012, I contributed to a collaborative, stitched art project call In a War Someone Has to Die
, created by Danish artist Hanne Bang.
|Follow the red arrow to my piece. (Photo from H. Bang.)|
The project collected handkerchiefs from around the world, all embroidered with the line uttered in a matter-of-fact manner by a soldier-for-hire from Africa, "In a war, someone has to die." (Read more about it here
|Opening night, Copenhagen. (Photo from H Bang.)|
The collection has been exhibited several times, most recently as part of the miniTex14
exhibition at the Rundetaarn
I was excited to find my pink, scalloped handkerchief on the wall, embroidered with my mother's beautiful handwriting, in Spanish, her first language.
|Hanging the works. (Photo from H. Bang.)|
I want to go to Denmark to see the whole exhibition! In the meantime, here is a video
about it, with lots of wonderful images.