Playing and posing with over-sized, bright red fireproof gloves became a ritual practiced with my friends and family, sometimes revealing characteristic gestures and other times, showing wholy unexpected sides of their personalities. I took photographs of each person posing and printed the images on matte paper. Then I assembled the ritual poses together in a single-sheet book made of deep red mulberry paper.
RiTUAL. A ceremonial act ~ Rites used in the course of worship ~ The performance of ceremonial acts ~ The prescribed form of conducting the ceremony ~ A method of procedure that is followed without variation ~ performance with gestures, words, and objects, often in a sequestered place.
- - -