The written piece is inspired by Boccaccio’s Decameron frame narrative style- a literary technique of a story within a story. In Decameron, ten characters / narrators shelter in a secluded villa outside Florence to escape the Great Plague and each one tells a story every night.
The texts are again a very carefully edited collection of references, a multiplicity of voices that appear as a single narrator’s tale.
This multiple that becomes one and multiple again, want to symbolize the fluidity of the given narrative and its related content.
The performance of the live knitting took place during the London Design Festival 2018, as part of the Creative Unions exhibition at the Lethaby Gallery at Central Saint Martins.
All the chapters’ capital letters have been designed filled with a pattern. What one sees is in reality the bitmap translated text of a classic fairy tale that we are disagreeeing with and challenging.