Mountaintop Removal Puzzle

Mountaintop Removal Puzzle

Artist: Susan Feller

Title: Mountaintop Removal Puzzle

Attribution: Mountaintop Removal Puzzle, 2021, Susan L Feller

Year: 2021

Materials: wool and sari silk fabric, yarns, upholstery fabric, threads

Dimensions: 20 x 10

Image Statement: Using a satellite image as guide the mountaintop removal sites in Raleigh County, West Virginia are depicted as scars among the rugged greenery the mountains of Appalachia are known for. The title refers to the organic shape on top of frame which is a pin. It could be taken off, moved around to cover the lower left, or worn perhaps starting a conversation about human impact on nature. Do you know where your energy comes from?