Through the performance of Soft Walls, denirée isabel, Helen Liene Dreifelds and Emma Aurelia explore the idea of extended technique in weaving. In thoughtful defiance of tradition, they strive to stretch their relationship with material, process and one another. They ask: what can we achieve when we work collectively and unconventionally? In what ways can we reimagine structures of support, tension and extension? Ultimately, how can we deepen the connection to ourselves, machines and one another?
This iteration of the works was performed at the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto as a part of TD Sundays, as well as in the unactivated space behind the MOCA Toronto.
photography and videography by Yu Zheng
music by Blutonic Choir (Emma Aurelia & Miles Breithaupt)
performance weaving collaboration with Helen Liene Driefields, and Emma Auralia
Thank you to the Ontario Arts Council for their support in making this project.