Performance with nylon pantyhose, polyester fill, thread
The tentacles, (like genitalia), here superfluous and extensive, imagine superhuman ability. When worn underwater, they "transform" human into imaginary, hybrid being, dangerously inhibiting movement.
During the recording of the performance, the member of a competitive swim team (sharing the pool), physically collided with Thiessen for unknown reasons. Her presence was perceived as unwelcome, or they refused to deviate from their determined course. The collision directs the narrative, hinting at consumption, conformity. Predator and prey negotiate territory.