The primary inspiration of the series DOMESTICATED HUMAN is how we, humans shape and form our own environment, the way we create rules in order to give a form to our lives.
“Man is now in the position of actually creating the total world in which he lives, what the ethologists refer to as his biotope. In creating this world he is actually determining what kind of an organism he will be. This is a frightening thought in view of how very little is known about man.” E. T. Hall: THE HIDDEN DIMENSION
An ‘overregulated’ and ‘overconstructed’ territory is something like the fire escape plans hung on the walls of crowded clubs – s system that suddenly turns into a labyrinth, the walls that once meant security become obstacles.
The white lines on the edges, much like a geometrical draft, presume the structures of the human-made objects and spaces. For this, 50 cm long stripes were cut out of reflective material and glued onto the edges. The white, reflecting lines – similar to the edges of roads or the borders of play-fields – mark out various kinds of territories and at the same time, remind us on our self-made rules.