Can we trap time in a material?

Untitled, 2009, © Rachael Polson, Thread and Fixings

This work became known as  “frozen calligraphy ” around art school, due to the trapped gestural movement inherent in the work.  Each form is wrapped in bright thread.  This is an attempt to trap time in the material by the repeated action of wrapping.

About Rachael Polson

Rachael is a visual artist living in New Zealand. She is also a wife and a mother of two grown up young people as well as a tutor at Ara Institute of Canterbury, Timaru.
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