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cuneiFORM-LINE (Serigraph) by lessLIEcuneiFORM-LINE (Serigraph) by lessLIE
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cuneiFORM-LINE (Serigraph)

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With cuneiFORM-LINE, I want to find a MEDIAtional middle ground between text and TEXTile. With TEXTiles in the form of woven blankets, Coast Salish people of the past created a form of currency and mnemonic devices which complimented the oral tradition in documenting events within Coast Salish communities. Coast Salish carvings also served similar purposes. Designed about a decade ago when I was in the midst of wanting to accept literacy on my own terms as a contemporary Coast Salish person, this design depicts the joining of the lower case letter 'i' with the Coast Salish design elements of a trigon and crescent. Within the lower case letter 'i,' a subtle face can be perceived which symbolizes a member of a Coast Salish community perpetuating culture through the oral tradition. --lessLIE

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Location Canada
Region Northwest Coast
Artist lessLIE
NWC Nation N/A
Date Created 2008
Dimensions 30" x 8"
Materials & Edition Serigraph edition of 50

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