Kai’s exploration of the line began through the reduction of the braid into a single strand of hair. How this strand for Kai began to symbolize time, space, sound, and material traces of the human. The process of spinning fiber into yarn, building a home, to a strand of hair falling onto the floor informs how the line performs as a foundational element of creation. Kai in her practice claims the black line as an architectural agent in constructing new structures and understandings of a Black feminine existence