Dance when I can’t see you

Dance Dance Teardrop Eyes

Dance Dance Teardrop Eyes, 2012, Icelandic wool, glass beads and headphones, photograph by David Spooner

This mask divides the world into abstracted circles of light. I plugged the headphones into my cassette tape walkman, and on a bridge in Bristol I danced with flailing arms while confused cyclists avoided me. I couldn’t see them, and I felt invisible.