“She is absorbed in her own world,” she noticed while sculpting me, and yet I could hear her. As I kept breathing quietly, sitting in her studio, I wondered what it could feel like, being litterally self-absorbed, that is: absorbing completely the precise volume of mine.

Self-absorbed (extract), performance, one hour, West End, The Hague, 24 February 2023, documentated by Scott van Kampen-Wieling