Five Minutes Tied


For five minutes, viewers are invited into the room to see me posed uncomfortably, my limbs being lifted by thin string. Above me, a paper and wire body pulls those strings and it moves like a kite as I start to subtly shift, shake, and droop. My ear turns red as it’s irritated and constricted. My toe loses feeling, the muscles in my legs spasm. Five minutes pass and the room empties.