Embroidery, Ink, Phototransfer, Textile
8 × 8 × 1 in
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
“My sorrow is ancient“, is a telling line from this Halah Khan book, which seems to pose the question of what happens when angst becomes an existential philosophy that permeates the past, present, and future? The challenging intimacy of Khan’s poetry and painting is amplified by the judicious usage of 20th-century documents which are infused with layers of associations and symbolism.