The body becomes matter. Fibers move the body which shapes the hemp cloud. And the hand stitches in a mechanical way, the costume that keeps the body together.
Somatic + κατάστασις ( kat'astasis = situation )
Situations of the body
Moving Costume Sculpture
& bodily experiences in time and space.
This series of photos are moments of transformation and formation of the hemp costume. Hemp fibers are worn by the moving body which is sculpting its shape in time and space.
Costume Design: Eleni Danesi
Model/Performer: Theresa Hoskins
Photography: Caroline Wiemmer
'Designed and performed
@ The Martian Chronicles Residency, Leonidio, 2020