Commissioned for the Museum of Object Research exhibition, Neither Use Nor Ornament (NUNO) at OVADA, Oxford. This project was a combination of walking, making and photography.
to the the white road,
the long track, those paths that
countless generations of humans
have walked across the earth and are still
walking as they flee the effects of climate change and war.
...kruse made an object of no use, using fine sock yarn and 3mm needles,
knitting every mile that lay between hirself and the other neurodivergent NUNO artists.
equalled 1 mile.
488 miles separated the artists.
The central 6 stitches represented the artists, looping together in a cable pattern.
walks were undertaken
in the spirit of pilgrimage,
locating hirself in the landscape, artistically and personally.
Lastly, ...kruse walked the 58 miles
from her home to OVADA in Oxford,
carrying the completed object
to the exhibition
The Installation at OVADA
curated by Sonia Boue