Historically, embroidery has decorated and adorned furnishings in the domestic environment, and religious establishments commissioned embroidery for ecclesiastical vestments and linens. In many cultures, embroidery has been used on clothing worn during important life rituals for such things as christening gowns, wedding gowns, and funeral shrouds.
Much of my work is about the mundane; economics, consumption, consumer behavior and religion. Why do we buy what we buy and do what we do? Why do we eat what we know isn't good for us, and love it? Further more, what is good?
Let them eat cake.
- Marie Antoinette
The dose makes the poison.