Marginalia Math

September 11, 2008

By Mike Landry
Pam Hall's "History House" made up of 1320 art squares.

Pam Hall's "History House" made up of 1320 art squares.

Veteran performance artist Margaret Dragu isn’t used to having so much stuff. Fabrics, paints, threads and artwork litters her home. And she can blame visual artist Pam Hall for that.

The pair have been cooperating on their project Marginalia Math for almost five years now. With Dragu in BC and Hall in Newfoundland the pair keep daily email contact and have sent more than a thousand art squares across the country.

“We called them memory clothes because they’re about our day to day history that we share with each other,” says Dragu. “Each square was representing one foot, like one step of us trying to walk together. So in a way we were creating a path or a railway to each other with each of these fabric squares.”

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