A two-channel video work and piano composition. The video shows the perspective of two persons walking perpendicular paths. It shows the act twice from different directions, during both of which there is a moment of intersection.

Based on the principle of weaving, whereby two sets of yarns are interlinked at a right angle. Each yarn passes alternately over and under another, perpendicular yarn. Repetition of this kind of intersection (which is, in fact, more like a meeting), causes the yarns to form a surface altogether that can potentially be stronger than glue. In the video, the passing of yarns over and under each other is reflected by the moment when the two persons meet: only one of them, she who passes before the other, is briefly visible. In a similar fashion, the two melodies from the composition sometimes briefly intersect.

The thought that this principle also forms the basis for human interaction, became all the more relevant when my dear friend suddenly passed away one week after we recorded these videos together, and the glimpse I had of her that day became my last.

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