Today, in an ever-increasing technological world, the average commuter is plugged into at least one device, maybe two, maybe three. We get lost in our doings and thinking’s and partake in primitive behaviors such as nose picking, snoring, leg spreading, and crotch scratching that perhaps only our unconscious and our neighbor can confirm.
The train itself is a modern advancement in technology that gets us from point A to point B faster than ever before, but it is still not fast enough. We are constantly striving for a faster commute, faster service, faster internet, faster consumption.
Spinning yarn with a drop spindle is the most time consuming way to create yarn. Every strand is uniquely its own and impossible to replicate. The act of spinning yarn in the midst of a hyper technological contemporary environment emphasizes how drastically our culture has changed and how separated we are from our sense of touch.