Entangled Lines

But why say more?

All men live enveloped in whale-lines.

All are born with halters round their necks;

but it is only when caught in the swift,

sudden turn of death,

that mortals realize the silent,

subtle,

everpresent

perils of life.

Moby Dick, Chapter 60

 

 

Winterssession 2021, Illuminating the Ocean Deep. Rhode Island School of Design.

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Cotton rope, monofilament, silk straw.