BOUND is a body of work that uses the format of a book to illustrate sequence and order. A book provides a stable structure that holds together fragmented pieces of a narrative, until they are brought to completion. By recreating, repurposing, and repositioning the book form, an emphasis is placed on the binding which holds everything together.
Theresa Duong is a Toronto-based artist and designer of jewellery and craft objects. She is a graduate of OCAD University’s Material Art & Design, Jewellery & Metalsmithing program (2012) holding a Bachelor of Design degree. Her recent work explores the format of a book and the different ways it can be worn on the body using textural papers, stainless steel, wood, and discarded books.
The Ontario Crafts Council is a member-based, not-for-profit arts service organization that runs a gallery on Queen Street W, as well as a retail venue, The Guild Shop, in Yorkville, and publishes a national magazine, Studio: Craft and Design in Canada.