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The Knot is a book that features a collection of 100 YouTube videos of people who are tying knots. Images show the precise frames when knots are … Read More
The Knot is a book that features a collection of 100 YouTube videos of people who are tying knots. Images show the precise frames when knots are being tied. Knots are symbolic elements with ambivalent meaning. They represent both, junction and stability but also entanglement and conflict. This project ponders on the contrast between human interdependence and independence; it reflects on the parallel existence of similarities and differences among individuals and cultures. Read Less
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The Knot is a book that features imagery from hundreds of amateur videos posted on YouTube by people all around the world going through the motions of knot tying. Knots are metaphors that simultaneously connote both unity and entanglement. The project ponders on the complexity of cultural parallelism but also carries an encouraging spirit of interconnectivity.