étrenner, encore - Word blanket of comfort and care -

independent solo effort

Photography credit: Mario Belisle

This work, whose title means "to wear for the first time, again" is from one of a number of performances from a series called word blankets of comfort and care. This piece, as the work from this entire series, is work that resonates from a very core raw material -- the fragility of skin, the protection from...

The text was written and sewn together (without knots) over a period of three months. Some of these pages served as my journal during this time, and the writings are those pieces of thought, poetry, theory and reflection that is the stuff of journal entries. Other pages are inscribed with the stories of poets and writers who take up the theme of blankets, skins and shawls.