Swoop

Written by brittany

Swoop
Spinning
.               to produce.
Spinning
.               to maintain.
Spinning
.            to impact.

Swoop fills an area of the wall between two doors. Each string is seamlessly attached to the wall as well as the floor utilizing gravity to create a gentle curve from the weight of the yarn. This hand-spun yarn installation consists of two hundred and twelve strings set at every half inch, which creates a visual curtain. Viewing straight on, shadows projected on the wall to create a visual illusion, which makes it harder to decipher which lines are yarn and which are shadows. From the front the piece appears as one plane created from many lines, but if approached from the entrance door, the audience can see the depth the strings create from being individually hung in the space. By reaching out into the open floor, the viewer is then coaxed toward the middle of the gallery.

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