Ruth Payne’s Hand-Knitted Human-Activated Coral Blanket

Ruth Payne’s Hand-Knitted Human-Activated Coral Blanket

Hand-knitted from acrylic yarn, the HACB is designed to be activated by people inserting themselves into the head and arm tubes and can house six people at a time.

Ruth Payne's Hand-Knitted Human-Activated Coral Blanket

It references the manner in which coral creates a colony of individual organisms, each with its own polyp and dependent on each other for survival. If the whole organism wants to go for a walk, some lead and others are, perforce, dragged along in their wake.

Ruth Payne's Hand-Knitted Human-Activated Coral Blanket

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