Place settings

Video installation | looped, 18 min 33 sec | 2011


Several table setters side by side. An uncovering of the different but often similar ways of going about setting a table.

Excerpt, video installation Place settings

In detail:

Perceiving daily actions and making them visible. The work Legeordnungen does not demonstrate ‘the’ table setting but rather it always happens differently. I am interested in the HOW of table setting. Several table setters side by side. An uncovering of the different but often similar ways of going about setting a table. ‘Setting the table’ is an individual thing that is culturally distinct. Our awareness is sharpened by this contraposition of public and private.