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COURTESY GALLERY OF HAWAII ARTISTS "A Place for We," constructed of organza silk "pods," is shown alongside quilted fabric and handmade paper pieces in "Emily Sewell: Embodied," a collection of the artist's fiber works made while she was an undergraduate at the University of Hawaii.
COURTESY GALLERY OF HAWAII ARTISTS "Nanotechnology" is a trio of handmade paper works.
COURTESY GALLERY OF HAWAII ARTISTS A shot from "Disconnect With Nature," one of Sewell's performance pieces. The artist says that while her fiber art is mostly personal, her performance art is "more about the public."
COURTESY GALLERY OF HAWAII ARTISTS "Phases" combines handmade paper and stitchery, media Sewell says she grew to love.