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Tightness of the Heart (Deltangi)
Tightness of the Heart (Deltangi)
Digital print on Japanese paper, elastic thread, wood, foam, plaster, batting, straps
44 x 31 x 24 inches

Deltangi, used to express longing, literally means “tightness of the heart” in Persian. The plaster model of a 747 airplane is pushing from underneath and center of the piece where I have sewn an outline of a house through shirring.