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‘Punto in Aria: A Repairing Mend’ at 3S Artspace

3S Artspace
319 Vaughan St
Portsmouth, NH 03801

works by Patricia Miranda

– Opening Reception / Meet the Artist: Friday, October 7 / 5-8pm
– Free and open to the public
– Opening Reception coincides w/ Art Round Town monthly art walk

Part archive, part installation, and part storytelling, Punto in Aria: A Repairing Mend is a deeply engaging and site-specific installation that invites the viewer not only to stay a while, but to return and witness changes throughout the show. Patricia Miranda’s deep dive into the traditional art of lace making, combined with her vision for upcycling and reimagining her source material, has coalesced into something entirely fresh and collaborative.

Artist Statement:
My work explores the labor of care by women through mending, remembering, collecting, and preserving, in repurposed textile installations created with donated lace from The Lace Archive, an historical community archive of lace and family histories.

Generously supported by: listingtunnel.com, Mezzanine Catering, Water Street Inn, and The Sailmaker’s House.

3S Artspace is supported in part by a grant from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.

3S Artspace is supported by the New England Foundation for the Arts through the New England Arts Resilience Fund, part of the United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund, an initiative of the U.S. Regional Arts Organizations and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with major funding from the federal CARES Act and the American Rescue Plan from the National Endowment for the Arts.