Yidan Zeng, a graduate of the Brown-RISD Dual Degree Program in Computer Science and Glass, uses an active interdisciplinary practice of fabric, performance, and glass to conjure a consciousness encompassing a collective “body” that edges beyond the skin. Though her inquiries seek to push beyond physical notions of selfhood, she always starts from her own sensing body to map the veins of this greater one. What is the form of self-understanding that arises from touch-based interactions with other beings or objects? How can environmental surroundings be made corporeal through a physical body? CV