I am considering the inter relationship between the body, garments and water, a fluid imprint on daily life. The entangled relationship between human and non human entities such as bodies of water.
This body of work contimplates the imprint of water on material, and the materiality of things. Water as a system of f fragility and an entity of great force.
When I reflect on the cloth of the garments that we wear, metaphorically unraveling it back to threads and fibers, imagining the fragmented traces of the production process of textile, imprinted in its transformative story. How does the body leave traces on the cloth of our garments, and its industry on our environment? Our livelihood is entangled with fragile water ecosystems. Does cloth contain traces of the memory of water that formed its fibers and structural process?
I am visualizing water as a wounded body bearing the weight of consumerist culture, slowly suffocated and drained by pollution and chemical damage, by micro-fibres and plastics. Water is also a politically and economically charged entity, in contrast as a life force.
Watery materiality is not a single thing, but has multiple manifestations.