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Media: Baskets

My baskets are a celebration of the beauty of mathematics in the physical world. Patterns promote peace and a grounded-ness because they are predictable. Yet complex patterns are also surprising, causing the viewer to question their assumptions and begin to see things in new ways. The triaxial weave used in my baskets utilizes three directions of weaving rather than the typical two directions. This provides an unusual pattern to the baskets, yet one that is pleasant and feels correct. The twill weaving (over 1, under 2) allows the strips to nest very tightly, and provides many interesting color patterns.

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