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  • Rachel Selekman

    Last Updated:08/12/10

    Shed (September 11, 2001)
    Shed (September 11, 2001) is a piece I started shortly after the Trade Towers terrorist attack. When I got home to Brooklyn from work on the 11th, my floor was covered with a fine dust since my windows had been open. Sometime after the 11th, I found this light gray piece of paper in my inventory of papers and selected it because of its color,...
  • Rachel Selekman

    Last Updated:08/12/10

    Detail: Shed (September 11, 2001)
    This detail of Shed (September 11, 2001) shows how the drawing was created: by cutting out tears from a 40 x 30 inch piece of paper.
  • Rachel Selekman

    Last Updated:08/12/10

    Blossom (Shed Reborn)
    When I was making Shed (September 11, 2001), another piece of mine you can see on this database, I collected all the tears that I cut out of a piece of paper to make that piece. With those tears, I made Blossom (Shed Reborn), the title referencing the previous piece but also its rebirth. Although the events of September 11th were devastating and...
  • Rachel Selekman

    Last Updated:08/12/10

    Detail: Blossom (Shed Reborn)
    This detail of Blossom (Shed Reborn) shows how the tears from Shed (September 11, 2001) were used to make this piece.
  • Rachel Selekman

    Last Updated:08/12/10

    Still Missing
    One doesn't ever forget such a horrific occurrence as the attacks on the Trade Towers. Not only do I think about it on each anniversary, but also when I am downtown and look to the sky expecting to see those two beacons only to remember what happened. With memories of September 11 still fresh, I made Still Missing. The silver sew-ons reminded...