I made a blanket, and then I went to bed.
Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Textile, Performance

Wool yarn

Video 5’30

The performance is about crafting a wool blanket using a crochet hook for 18 hours. Such a simple movement invites the audience to be aware of how a blanket is produced, through moving time and repeating gestures. The work reflects the conditions of factory workers who work in a labor-intensive manufacturing system that makes them unable to fully experience one of humans' living essentials - sleep. By workers producing a blanket for themselves, which shows a way to protest capitalism 

©Chen Yu Wang