-> Spring. 2024
-> Embroidery and block prints on linen, beads, conductive threads, microcontrollers, projector, cotton clothesline.
-> 35’’ x 24’’

Thread in the Air is a set of two piece of electronic textile works incorporating dynamic projections on textiles. In the digital world projected on a physical tactile surface, words emulate the structure and movements of threads and cloth–they would sway, fold, or tear–responding to the audience’s touch. “To weave is to speak,” the identical etymology of "textile" and "text" in ancient languages seems to remind us of the intertwined relationship between the two notions. In the moment of being touched, narratives are experienced in a non-linear way, text and textiles merging into an integrity. Threads in the Air is an embodiment of how threads and fabrics shape words, thoughts, and narratives.

Art School Confidential (ASC) Ep. 9
Presented by MASARY
Photos by Aram Boghosian