The wait, the uncertainty and the indefinite impossibility of contact.
Cotton piece crocheted, made within the framework of confinement due to SARS-CoV-19 .
Reproduction of my arms and hands, whose prolongation allegorizes the anguish and despair that implies stay waiting on the uncertainty.
I think of the hands as the means to touch, caress and feel as well as the arms that support, embrace and protect for what are placed in a position that prevent them from performing the shelter and the contact-characteristics intrinsic to the textile-. This piece is always open, extended, waiting.
Dictionary of the Spanish language © 2005 Espasa-Calpe:
F. Nostalgia or feeling of sorrow caused by the absence, deprivation or loss of a very dear person or thing:
I long for the time we spent together.
"The longing", Mexico 2020.
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Cotton yarn crocheted.
19 x 200 cm
Today that I can't touch you
that I want to stretch so badly.
Today that it is dangerous to hug,
it is all distressing.
Patience is asked
-I do not have experience-;
do not eat cravings.
I like longing
and it's that big, it's that long.