My approach to wrapping objects is slow and unorthodox, beginning with a strategically chosen starting point followed by a great deal of labour and focus to completion. It requires deep concentration; however, slowly, it becomes hypnotic almost dream-like, to the point where my concentration blurs and material and process guide me. I started this process in 2007, since then I have obsessively refined and perfected this skill, now that I have dedicated literally thousands of hours to this task I think about it in a much different way. Some aspects become like second nature, my hands instinctively know what to do next. I look for ways to enhance my sensorial experience. I play loud music on my headphones, music with a repetitive rhythm can amplify the tedious motion of applying the thread. In doing so I slip further into my own thoughts, feeling far removed from my physical reality. Fibre, through its very nature, communicates time; like other more traditional techniques, this binding process is simple to do but requires a great deal of patience and stamina making the process inherently connected to its meaning. Wrapping is a tactile process; as I apply the thread, I form an intimate connection with each object.
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