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The Hidingplace (1998) | by bjarre
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The Hidingplace (1998)

* Installation with furniture, cardboard boxes, wood, plastic bags, sheets, blankets, comics, pillows, clothes, potato-chips, popcorn, alphabetical biscuits, sweets, Lego, actionmen, lamps, TV`s, VCR, Science-Fiction movies, miniatyre-sculptures of plastecine, Super-Nintendo, stereo, LP-records. (dimensions: 210 x 700 x 400 cm.)


"I made a kind of over sized fantasy-reproduction of a teenager hut, the one I was never allowed to keep for a very long time in the basement of my parents house. The fantasy involved stealing the furniture from my parents and re-arranging them the way I pleased, filling the interior with activities to eliminate boredom. I wanted the construction to function as a free area of escape and nostalgia, a chill-out zone for the eternal teenager within..."

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Taken on January 24, 2008