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Sarah Sense Weaving Water 6, 2013.
Photo : courtesy of the artist

Sarah Sense is a true mixer of media, combining contemporary photography and crafts to produce hybrid works that borrow from both Native American iconographic vocabulary and the landscape genre. Sense, whose ancestors are Chitimacha (Louisiana) and Choctaw (Oklahoma), revives weaving techniques traditionally associated with the making of Chitimacha baskets, integrating their decorative quality with a photographic aestheticism that evokes the romantic vision of the Hudson River School landscape painters.

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