The installation – designed by Tom Van Malderen – is based on the principle of a contemporary drywall structure and delves into the idea of what might be on “the other side”.
The accompanying projected text suggests stories hidden within and beyond the wall, and sparks a dialogue between the inner and outer, structure and ornament, reality and appearance.
“Behind the wall, an alarm goes off.
Behind the wall, a coffee is brewed.
Behind the wall, the smell of chicken and garlic is lingering on.
Behind the wall, the one-eyed kid is playing by himself (…)”
Text Contribution to Wall Installation by Tom Van Malderen, 2015