Om Och Om Igen

Astrid Wigand (Gallery Attendant)

Mixed media on hand-stitched canvas and linen

Astrid studies Fine Arts at Edinburgh College of Art. Drawing inspiration from the liminal space between land and sea, she uses its constant motion to examine her sense of identity. Om Och Om Igen is part of a series using raw canvas stitched with fabric belonging to her family. Her interest lies in the physical process of creating the fragmented surface, while expressive washes of colour capture the fluid movement of water. This forms part of an exploration of Scotland’s coastline, while reminiscing on her emotional