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Ersi Varveri 'Forever twenti one: in the house of arousing tools', installation detail; Eleanor Wright 'A Gradual Stiffening'

Ersi Varveri 'Forever twenti one: in the house of arousing tools', installation detail; Eleanor Wright 'A Gradual Stiffening'

pictures by Sam Watson

... an intense workshop, an exhibition room, a place to host a cosy dinner, a meeting place, coffee with friends, a concert or party occasionally. In this vibrant atmosphere the house is in a constant shift of uses, in constant shift of needs. 

shifting spaces, what remains on each occasion

Things proceeded by include each others ‘left overs’

adjusting in a new place, Guest 

what is already there

Working with the space as it is 

Is my privacy a relevant issue? You are in my house! Am I? when is my house and when it is yours? Is it ever yours? Is it ever mine? 

off, privacy_

Forever 21: in the house of arousing tools in respond to Sam’s program The studio of arousing tools is a site specific temporary intervention that sees the studio as a house and the other way round. The ’twist’ in uses of one space, the fascinating process that things are not mended to be there but -in some kind of way- intended to happen.

Invited by drop city, Sam Watson and Eleanor Wright to interfere with their space, taking into consideration that we live in similar conditions, house, showing room, workshop I created a surrounding out of things I bought from the closest local market assembled with some works that already existed in the space, works by Eleanor Wright, as well as some works of mine that I carried with me and also some contributions from the participants of the studio of arousing tools ||, Christian Jendreiko, Luisa Ungar, Gijs Waterschoot, Sam Watson, Eleanor Wright after I requested them to bring something with 3 euros -pocket money- budget that I gave them

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