Visualizing Liminality.
This project combines excerpts from Victor Turner's "The Ritual Process" with a visual system made of threads. Tangled thread represents the confusion and upheaval that accompany transition periods. Tightly wrapped thread represents fixed points in social structure. 
A modern-day illustration of this idea: a college student might have a stable purpose and place in the world (thread is tight, structured, wrapped) but a recent grad might go through a period of endless questions, options, and confusion (tangled thread) as she passes through the liminal period that precedes her next step.
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