Near is my coat but nearer is my skin

Vasa Konsthall 2011

Near is my coat but nearer is my skin consists of thirty wax packages containing objects from the human sphere; clothes with staines and holes, old buttons and strings, pieces of wallpaper etc. Things that once belonged to someone but stopped being cared for and thrown away – and thereby slowly decomposes and return to nature. Like a botanist collects plants to a herbarium have I, with great observance, searched for material objects with traces of human presence and time in my surroundings.

 

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