Double Doily, 2016-17, Greenstreets PS1 https://www.nycgovparks.org/art/art572

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Greenstreets MOMA/PS1 November 2016-2017

ParksNYC.gov https://www.nycgovparks.org/art/art572

Jennifer Cecere’s artwork aims to integrate a feeling of domestic handiwork into the built environment. Doilies were invented by industrious women to hide and protect worn and frayed furnishings (maybe feelings too). Through the variety of materials that they can be made from, the ways in which they can be displayed, and their references to a variety of subject matter makes doilies very diverse. This double–sided, doily–shaped bench enlivens this small park in the midst of a busy thoroughfare and new construction by taking something intimate and domestic and placing it outdoors. The handicraft of the bench demonstrates a familiarity with domestic materials that ties us with our fragile environment and revives traditions that when integrated with art and architecture reflect our hopes and dreams.

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Installed! GCRTA Little Italy-University Circle
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Going to Greater Cleveland Transit Authority, University Circle. Ribbon Cutting August 11, 6:30 pm. http://instagram.com/oliiejen/

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Suspended Sculpture for University Circle RTA, Cleveland, Ohio Ribbon Cutting August 11, 2015 6:30 pm

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