What is Mending as Metaphor?

I am Ruth Katzenstein Souza and Mending as Metaphor has grown out of my lifelong work as a textile artist who uses found materials as the base for my work. This practice is a response to our disposable culture and is an antidote to help us live more sanely in a fast paced world. Mending seems to touch on something mythic and ancient and yet very universal, practical and of this moment.

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“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.”

- Arthur Ashe