• Security Blanket – (Square Dance Afghan), 2013. Etching and relief ink on paper, 66 x 66”
  • Security Blanket – (Diamonds Afghan), 2013. Etching and relief ink on paper, 120 x 60”
  • Security Blanket – (Granny Squares Afghan), 2013. Etching and relief ink on paper, 80 x 60”.
  • Security Blanket – (Granny Squares Afghan), 2013. Etching and relief ink on paper, 80 x 60”.
  • Striped Security Blanket. 2012. Etching and relief ink on embossed paper, 44 x 30”
  • Striped Security Blanket (detail)
  • Blue Security Blanket, 2012. Etching and relief ink on embossed paper, 44 x 30”.

Security blankets

The prints are evidence of an event that addresses the human body in absence. The paper serving as a conduit for a physical embrace. Afghan blankets serve as plates to transfer a direct impression of the woven textile to the paper through the printing press. The resulting object indexes the tactile event – analogous to a depth of touch or being held.