The Hands That Raise Us

A series of works exploring the intergenerational exchange of textile techniques

The Hands That Raise Us - kindertrui

Framed children's sweater. A sweater my mother knitted when she was pregnant with me. All though she thought I was going to be a boy, the choice for the train pattern and the colours are very fitting in retrospect. My grandmother and mother learned me to knit when I was a kid.

The Hands That Raise Us I

Photos made during a workshop in WZC Sint Jozef – Moorsele, 04.03.2016
During a workshop in an elderly home, I photographed the hands of the residents working on various textile techniques.

on view

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  • The Hands That Raise Us

    The Hands That Raise Us – Kindertrui

  • The Hands That Raise Us

    The Hands That Raise Us I

  • The Hands That Raise Us

    The Hands That Raise Us I

  • The Hands That Raise Us

    The Hands That Raise Us I

  • The Hands That Raise Us

    The Hands That Raise Us I