childish objects \ my grandmother took command from her bed. she had a habit of clutching her seized handbecomeclaw to her chest. her fridge was always stocked with lovingly prepared Jamaican dishes in the happenstance of visitors. 1970 and 2009

Performance document – HD video loop 10:21

The artwork documents a performance from the perspective of the performer, in which I sew the fingers of my left hand together using a sewing needle and white thread. The gesture is confident –deliberate in it’s dysfunction. A subtle audio track reveals the sounds of the body action and the performance tools. John Nacarato (camera / editor)