Lisette de Greeuw (b. 1990) works in, around, and through language, using transformation as a method and translation as a matter. She developed a lexicon based on embroidery patterns for making images, which creates a threshold with the viewer while simultaneously acts as a tool to do the actual work. She holds on to this structure to build images that can be filled with new meaning – independent of the material, medium, or scale of the work. By repeating a simple act over and over again, and often losing concentration, ‘mistakes’ start to appear, the acceptance of which leads to the creation of new forms.
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