Transfer of Ownership
Giving a garment to someone else is sometimes a straightforward and
spontaneous act. At other times a transfer of ownership is more
circuitous. Periods of overlapping ownership often intensify resource
use and stud a garment’s story with memories.
Energy of a grandmother
"This jacket which my grandmother, sewed when she was young and she was also very interested in sewing. And I got a lot of her clothes… it’s very good quality and this one I’m very glad of, it’s very nice. I think, like, one fifth of my clothes is actually from my grandmother. She just had a lot of energy and she was just sewing a lot so year so I got a lot of clothes from her…"
Kolding, Denmark - September 2012
Photograph by Jens Christian