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drawn to respond: ‘hai' lights on the road

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail”  
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Since seeing how the rice paper and wire collages responded outdoors in nature, I began to see them everywhere…on the prairies, in fields, along cliffs, hanging in the forest, floating on water, spiralling up hills, down in valleys, along rivers…

I saw this distinctly unique visual expression weaving its’ way through the countryside –   much like a spider weaves its’ web throughout the landscape, both seen and unseen, visible and invisible…

Initially I thought I would begin on the BC coast, but as the project unfolded I felt myself being drawn to wide open spaces, fields and forests. Eventually it became clear that northern Sask was calling – calling me home, back to the beginning.

I needed to begin where it all began in the first place –