A 25 foot red velvet hammer lying on the floor beside a wall of velvet scissors all beside a cloud of suspended tear filled tissues. Virga is a meteorological event in which water molecules in the atmosphere begin to freeze and then evaporate before reaching the ground. It is said to look like a veil of tears moving down through the sky. This grouping of sculptures consists of a 15’ hammer made of sewn fabric with a plastic armature, sewn black velvet scissors hung on the wall, and a cloud of tissues used to collect tears, suspended by monofilament.
Installation Designed and Constructed by Tori Ralston
Exhibited at ICC Gallery, Illinois Central College, East Peoria, Illinois
And Loom I, Chatham Label Mill. Pittsboro, NC