Folding Thoughts

For Folding Thoughts, I asked residents of Itoshima, Japan, to fold a pattern piece of traditional Japanese paper clothing (kamiko) in such a way that it would fit into an octagon-shaped vessel that I had given them. Carbon paper traced their movements—creating an imprint of each action. Displayed together, the variations in folding techniques and different approaches to the exercise created a communal trace, a pattern of thoughts.

Part II of Folding Thoughts took place in the Netherlands.