Future Traditions: Soft Comfort (Install)

2022, a group of collection items, video and artworks exploring the Future Tradition of textiles as soft comforts, Photograph Saul Steed.

Sera Waters | Artist
Soft Comfort install as part of Sera Waters's Future Traditions exhibition, Art Gallery of South Australia

Soft Comfort

Textiles are a source of comfort to bodies, softening the edges of the world. Carpets, cushions and couches - the latter a relatively modern invention - provide soft surfaces for our interiors. These soft surfaces have become the hallmarks of contemporary life and often end up in landfill.