florilegium series, 2016 -19, ongoing
found book pages dyed with cochineal, materials including bamboo skewer, thread, fresh water pearls, thread

In medieval Latin a florilegium was a compilation of excerpts from other writings, from the Latin flos (flower) and legere (to gather): literally a gathering of flowers, or collection of fine extracts from the body of a larger work. It also referred to a medieval treatise on ornamental flowers.

Florilegium, 2016, vintage book dyed with cochineal insect dye, bamboo skewer, 7x5x13”
Aucassin and Nicolette, 2016, vintage book dyed with cochineal insect dye, fresh water pearls, thread, 8x8x6"
Narcissus and Goldmund, 2016, vintage book dyed with cochineal insect dye, fresh water pearls, thread, 10x10x7"
florilegium II, 2015
cochineal dyed book pages
dimensions variable