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Venice Art Biennale 2022 – Artworks by Tau Lewis

Artist: Tau Lewis (Canada)
Year: 2021
Installation view at: Venice Art Biennale 2022
Photo Credits: Barbara Picci

Tau Lewis transforms foraged textiles and artifacts through painstaking processes of sewing and quilting into imaginary talismans and magical beings who inhabit sci-fi worlds. Recalling the works of Gee’s Bend quilters, the textiles of Faith Ringgold, the assemblages of Betye Saar, and the dreamlike “shack” sculptures of Beverley Buchanan, Lewis creates subversive monuments, paying tribute to philosophies of material ingenuity as an act of agency across diasporic communities…
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