Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Stitched Deaths: Trayvon Martin

(d. Feb. 26, 2012)

Placed in a 7-11 on Reservoir Avenue, Cranston, RI

Quote is taken from a speech given by President Barack Obama, roughly one month following the tragic events of this night, 2 years ago, in Sanford, Fla.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Stitched Deaths: Sylvia Plath

(d. Feb. 11, 1963)

Placed in the Evelyn B. Morris Great Room in Eleanor Roosevelt Hall, University of Rhode Island, North Kingstown, RI.

Quote is from the last line of Plath's 'Love-Letter'

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Stitched Deaths: Karen Carpenter

(d. Feb. 4, 1983)

Placed within a drum kit at Guitar Center in Warwick, RI
Quote is from the Carpenters song, "I Need To Be In Love"

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Stitched Deaths: Heather O'Rourke

(d. Feb. 1, 1988)

Star of the Poltergeist films, O'Rourke passed away unexpectedly at age 12.
Pillow left hanging from a television set in the Best Buy on Rt.2 in Warwick, RI.
Quote is from Poltergeist II: The Other Side