To be pliable. To adapt. To retain a malleable identity. These are illusions.

A fabric with assigned meaning – bending, folding, and draping. Manageable size and fashionable accessory.

“Tumia” deals with searching for meaning through the application of the pattern. Each animation performs a task that suggests a purpose for this swatch of patterned fabric. This series questions use of this trope and its applied meaning. To further debate how flexible it can be or should be and how its context can define its value.