Πέμπτη, 12 Ιανουαρίου 2017

Hand and Machine: Making Liturgical Furnishings

An oak carving of the miracle of fishes, Iviron Monastery, Mount Athos,
by Aidan Hart. The design was adapted as the work was carved.

A tool in the hand of a craftsperson is an extension of their body, mind and soul. He or she feels the resistance of the stone or wood. Through the tool the material speaks back to them, and they adjust accordingly as they work. There is a dialogue conveyed through the tool.


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