A Cloth Called Witness

Sarit Cantor

June 4, 2021 – July 31, 2021

A Cloth Called Witness is a textile & plant-based collaboration between artists, activists, community organizers, earth workers & healers across tkaronto seeking to connect with the lands and waters that hold us here.

The quilt on display takes on the shape the Cobechenonk (Humber River) and is made from fabrics dyed with plants from along the shores of the river, as well as from fabrics dyed with plants collected from backyards, parks, train tracks, altars, tree tops, gutters, and dreams, prayers, and spells from across the city. This quilt is a meeting place for the multitudes of connection and co-creation that we individually and collectively participate in, the ways that we support one another and ways that we need each other.

The quilt is sewn by textile artist Sarit Cantor, you can see more of their work on Instagram @aclothcalledwitness!

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