Y is for Yarn
photos courtesy of Chantal Tardiff
Knitting is not something one desires to do in the summer , in my imaginary thesaurus its a synonym for winter.
Chantal Tardiff's knitted installations do not try to convince you otherwise. Snowcapped mountains, red toque shelters, scarves and gloves working as a car wash, all remind us of the inevitable cold of Canadian winters and the warmth and comfort provided by two needles and a ball o' yarn.
Tardiff's latest installation Winter Wash is currently part of Eye Level Gallery and Centre for Art Tapes joint exhibition: I/O Electronic. The entire exhibition is worth a visit, but hurry, the closing reception is Thursday November 25th.