blossom or die
stiffened silk; dyed with cabbage, cochineal, hibiscus & onion
vinyl, glitter & goo
'Blossom Or Die' is an environment of synthetic reverie - an immersive, dying garden that meshes contemporary chaotic channels with organic influences drawn from nature. GesamtkunsTWERK!
Photography by Lizzy Montana Myers
All works & images © Jasmine Williams 2017
Cotton t-shirt screen-printed with fiber reactive dyes
“You blossom or you die. You fight to be the best and achieve something great or you fade into nothingness. Make a mark or your life doesn’t matter.”
“But….like…don’t flowers blossom and then die anyway?”
Glow-in-the-dark silk and cotton tapestry using screen-printing, digital print, and reverse applique; 80x90”
Mixed-media textile composition (using appliqué & trapunto; silk dyed with cochineal, cabbage & fiber reactive dyes; digitally printed silk; embroidery thread).
He said I was a delicate flower.