Message Threads
Leslie Hirst Message Threads collage of telephone directories and black cotton thread mounted to steel frame
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FINE, dumpster, and BAUM (left to right)
2015
collage of telephone directories and black cotton thread mounted to steel frame
13 x 12 inches each

The collages are stitched using traditional Venetian lacemaking techniques.
Leslie Hirst Message Threads
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I Filo Dei Messaggi (Message Threads)
29 May - 01 August 2015

Museo del Merletto, Burano, Italy
56th International Venice Biennale

MUVE Contemporaneo
Mostre temporanee Temporary Exhibition in conjunction with La Biennale di Venezia
Leslie Hirst Message Threads ink and fragments of hand-written letters on vellum
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Inventors of Writing (detail)
2015
ink and fragments of hand-written letters on vellum
36 x 24 inches
Leslie Hirst Message Threads cotton thread and Yellow Pages mounted to steel frame
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dumpster
2015
cotton thread and Yellow Pages mounted to steel frame
13 x 12 inches
Leslie Hirst Message Threads ink and fragments of hand-written letters on vellum
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The Library
2015
ink and fragments of hand-written letters on vellum
36 x 24 inches
Leslie Hirst Message Threads cotton thread and Yellow Pages mounted to steel frames
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dumpster and FINE
2015
cotton thread and Yellow Pages mounted to steel frames
13 x 12 inches each
Leslie Hirst Message Threads antique hand-written letters, antique etchings, telephone directories, cotton thread, and glue
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LONE (detail)
2012
antique hand-written letters, antique etchings, telephone directories, cotton thread, and glue
20 x 82 inches
Leslie Hirst Message Threads antique hand-written letters, antique etchings, telephone directories, cotton thread, and glue
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LONE (detail)
2012
antique hand-written letters, antique etchings, telephone directories, cotton thread, and glue
20 x 82 inches
Leslie Hirst Message Threads ink and fragments of hand-written letters on vellum
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Passion
2015
ink and fragments of hand-written letters on vellum
36 x 24 inches
Leslie Hirst Message Threads ink and fragments of hand-written letters on vellum
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Inventors of Writing
2015
ink and fragments of hand-written letters on vellum
36 x 24 inches
Leslie Hirst Message Threads ink and collage fragments on vellum
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Feebly Mimicking the Divine Disorder with Approximately Eighty Black Letters
2015
ink and collage fragments on vellum
36 x 24 inches
Leslie Hirst Message Threads cotton thread and Yellow Pages mounted to steel frame
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See Also
2015
cotton thread and Yellow Pages mounted to steel frame
13 x 12 inches
Leslie Hirst Message Threads cotton thread and Yellow Pages mounted to steel frame
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dumpster
2015
cotton thread and Yellow Pages mounted to steel frame
13 x 12 inches
Leslie Hirst Message Threads cotton thread and Yellow Pages mounted to steel frame
Invisible protector. Transparent image
BAUM
2015
cotton thread and Yellow Pages mounted to steel frame
13 x 12 inches
Leslie Hirst Message Threads cotton thread and Yellow Pages mounted to steel frame
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FINE
2015
cotton thread and Yellow Pages mounted to steel frame
13 x 12 inches
Leslie Hirst Message Threads
Invisible protector. Transparent image
I Filo Dei Messaggi (Message Threads)

Museo del Merletto, Burano, Italy
56th International Venice Biennale
29 May - 01 August 2015

MUVE Contemporaneo
Mostre temporanee Temporary Exhibition in conjunction with La Biennale di Venezia
Leslie Hirst Message Threads cotton thread and Yellow Pages mounted to steel frame
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BAUM with stand
2015
cotton thread and Yellow Pages mounted to steel frame
Leslie Hirst Message Threads 12 x 10 inches
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No Parking
2015
12 x 10 inches
ink on paper
Leslie Hirst Message Threads ink and fragments of hand-written letters on vellum suspended between plexiglas
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drawings: installed
2015
ink and fragments of hand-written letters on vellum suspended between plexiglas
36 x 24 in. each
Leslie Hirst Message Threads
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Museo del Merletto, Burano, Italy