Tapestry made from religious texts by Meg Hitchcock

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Friday 27 April 2012

These stunning visual tapestries by Meg Hitchcock were created out of deconstructed religious texts from the Bible, the Koran and the Torah. Looking through her works, one can just imagine how much work she put into creating these pieces from using paragraphs, sentences and letters and individually gluing them together to create such intricate works. As she explains in her artist statement: the labor-intensive aspect of her work is a meditation practice as well as a personal form of devotion.

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New Collaborative Bible Design Project

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By Strong Odors in New Design on Saturday 7 April 2012

Jim LePage and Troy DeShano recently launched Old and New Project, a collaborative design project (in the same vein as Momentum, Raygun52, Fifty and Fifty) focused on biblical tales and a return to the quality of work that used to be synonymous with biblical art. New designs are posted every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and include the Bible story re-written by DeShano.Prints of each design are available on Society6 and proceeds are donated to charity helping to provide safe water to the village of Lwala, Kenya.

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