25.05.20 drawing left hand- assemblage

studio. hands as figures.

As I stitch I look at the images of the hands holding, I think of each of the person’s hands in the gloves (though they are not here). I give time to practice and orient to the details of the holds; which fingers are touching each other? points of contact, the relationship between fingers, the palm and the back of the hand and where they are placed on each body. The stitches are repetitive, a refrain perhaps, they add a mesh to the points of contact, they amplify, tether, create soft fulcra…

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