Close (enough), 2020

Video, 2:30

Available to view online throughout December 2020

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Commissioned by Procreate Projects.
With extra special thanks to Cath, Emma, Maria and Dani.

Close (enough) is a new body of work by Laura Eldret that reflects on the physicality of familial life and wider notions of intimacy, togetherness, need and care. Generated from interviews with mothers, the work explores these concerns in an era of increased physical distance and isolation. Consisting of a fabric hanging, a video work and a print edition, Close (enough) centres on a new linear pattern that invokes boundaries of touch, pleasure and pain. The video is an intense collage of interview extracts, offset against visual imagery of a mirror ball, glassware display, patterns and text.

Close (enough) #P is an EV edition available exclusively from Procreate Projects