Hand/Eye Coordination

I enjoy the methodical process of stitching by hand and the state of concentrated immersion it induces – what is described by psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi as ‘flow’.

I have been exploring process, skill and tacit knowledge through performance work, by physically restricting myself to tactile sense only (blindfolding myself) I have been forced to reassess the the gestures and actions that come naturally to me and consider the relationship between different senses when engaged in practical tasks.

Hand/Eye Coordination [2012]

Toni Buckby

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