Monday, 12 March 2018

The Intricacies of Communication



A long, coiled strip of concertina fabric bound in a tight convolution by small ties of wool unravels dramatically when untied. Ann sensitively used these materials and forms to demonstrate that communication is multi-layered, not one-directional and that, with lack of dialogue, any ground sensitively gained may completely fall apart. She describes how this shows the multilayer needs of people living with dementia, but also how quickly it can unravel... As she talks, she tips the collage and the line of material cascades out.    
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