‘Tideline’ refers to the sinuous lines created where two currents in the ocean converge. In this coming together, floating debris trace patterns across the ocean’s surface, known as tidelines.
For this collaborative installation, Artists Meghan Macdonald and Sarah Sears incorporate themes of material exploration and sustainability in response to the landscape and making traditions in Mi’kma’ki (Nova Scotia) where they both live. Echos of landscape and the domestic are present in the textile, cast metal and concrete works on display at Milky’s Cloud Room. Sarah Sears’ design objects are made using collected mussel shells, recycled bronze and waste concrete intercepted prior to setting from a construction site. Meghan Macdonald’s quilt recalls rugged shores where time-worn rock plunges into the Atlantic and light filters through fog. These works utilize found, salvaged and repurposed materials from nature and the built environment. Within stitched threads and poured concrete, these materials are suspended and celebrated.
‘Tideline’ is one of 12+ projects at STACKT Market for the 2024 DesignTO Festival. Celebrate these projects with a free, site-wide party on Sat, Jan 20 from 6-10:30pm. Visit ‘Design Collection Opening Party @ STACKT’ to learn more.