These wall reliefs are part of a recent body of work that laments the tragic ecological losses of the 21st century: the impacts of climate change on migration, extinction and dying languages. Kruger’s feathered abstract artwork is informed by fiber but made with recycled plastic bags printed with images of endangered birds. Text figures predominantly in her wall reliefs, sculpture and installations. Pattern and Decoration has influenced Kruger’s work since her textile design training at Fashion Institute of Technology in New York evidenced in her recent solo show “Plumas” at PRPG.mx contemporary gallery in Mexico City. Kruger maintains a team-based studio in the lakeside village of Chapala, Mexico, and a studio in the vibrant art community of Durham, North Carolina.
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