About:
Silvie Kilgallon is a conceptual artist working chiefly in embroidery and ceramics. Currently she is engaged in a project to translate all twenty-four books of the Iliad. This blog is the documentation of her progress through the project.

9th May 2012

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Day three. Working with the nylon thread is pretty excruciatingly slow, especially since I’m working with four-strands. I spend most of the time either re-threading the needle or pulling individual strands through.

Day three. Working with the nylon thread is pretty excruciatingly slow, especially since I’m working with four-strands. I spend most of the time either re-threading the needle or pulling individual strands through.

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6th May 2012

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Day two.

Day two.

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2nd May 2012

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Day one. 

Invisible thread. More accurately called ‘really hard to see thread’. Rather frustrating to work with, but nothing else would do for the location of the poet during the epic invocation.

Day one.

Invisible thread. More accurately called ‘really hard to see thread’. Rather frustrating to work with, but nothing else would do for the location of the poet during the epic invocation.

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