Braiding is produced by crossing three or more strands in various zig zag ways so that the warp becomes the weft and vice versa.
Weaving uses warp and weft as distinct and separate elements.
Braiding can also be referred to as inter-lacing or inter-twining.
Maurice Merleau Ponty believes that the body-subject is really two-fold. The seer can be seen, the touché can be touched and therefore, crossing and reversing takes place al the time.
At the same time, we are seeing and sensing.
Merleau Ponty braids self/others/world into one thick texture.
‘ the flesh of the world ‘