There was a group at Artica making an artistic statement about how all of us - and perhaps all things - are interwoven. The sign says "We are all connected in some way." You know the question that has been put in many different forms: if a butterfly in Africa beats its wings, does it affect the weather in Topeka? Yes, but perhaps invisibly.
They marched in the festival's parade carrying a great length of many fabrics tied together. There were long balls of yarn unfolded among its segments. Point well taken.