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Strings attached

"Cocoon" a 2009 string installation in France by Sébastian Preschoux paired with Mikoh Seychelles Swimsuit.

“Cocoon” a 2009 string installation in France by Sébastian Preschoux paired with Mikoh Seychelles Swimsuit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I didn’t want it to end, but I rose (predawn) resolved to finish “The History of Love” by Nicole Krauss.

And then I couldn’t let go: after lingering with the last page, I began flipping back to favorite passages like page 111, resonant of so many things including these spontaneous string installations by Parisian artist Sébastian Preschoux, including this swimsuit (perhaps ill-suited for an oceanic journey).

“Sometimes no length of string is long enough to say the thing that needs to be said. In such cases all the string can do, in whatever its form, is conduct a person’s silence.”

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