Joystick developed from explorations of textile crafts and the connected topics of gender norms, production conditions in the textile industry, and their emancipatory potential. The interaction with joystick renders a hidden motif visible, creating a moment of surprise of an exposed intimacy, which is also intended to reduce shyness.
The work was created in the context of the project “Fiber Thread Fiction”.
Sofie Lüftinger is studying for a bachelor’s degree in secondary education in the field of Art Education and Design: Tech.Tex. She is interested in discourses on the diversity of people and nature.