Women’s Work

Women’s Work was created with a pinhole camera made from a recipe box and altered cookbooks. This object was chosen to create the pinhole camera because my mother uses the same box for her sewing supplies. I used the pinhole camera to photograph the quilt my maternal grandmother made for me. The overall project consists of image transfers of quilt squares, recipes in my mother and maternal grandmother’s handwriting, and images from the cookbooks themselves. Many of the cookbooks were purchased from second-hand stores, but four of them were from my paternal grandmother. I am intrigued by female lineage and what we pass down from generation to generation through the females in our family.

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Deedra Baker 2015

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One Comment on “Women’s Work”

  1. Patty Baker says:

    This is really cool, Deedra. Can’t wait to see them in person.


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