“It is not the web, it is the spinning”
Installation / Performance
Material: mohair, glue
This is an installation/performance I’ve done for group exhibition TAKE UP SPACE. I studied the basic steps for how spiders build their webs. Then I spent a week’s time spinning a giant web in 3-meter cube in the middle of Konstfack. Because it’s not a web I wanted to present, it’s the experience and the process that counts. Spinning a web in the corner of a room, through magnified many times, still provides a realistic experience of being a spider. I managed to get into a meditative state of mind after a while and started to forget about rules and other things, and then web just flowed in front of me.
During the show a spider actually came to visit in a corner of my web. It was great! =)