Everyday objects, often mundane and unremarkable, have the remarkable ability to swiftly transform into irreplaceable entities. Teapots, brooms, slippers, cloth, vacuum cleaners, alarm clocks – this miscellany envelops us, commandeering available space with their varied contours. Their presence fades into the background until an unforeseen fracture jars our consciousness.
In response, the reflex is swift: disposal followed by swift acquisition of a replacement. In this rhythm, we navigate the cycle of these domestic accouterments.
Scandinavian artists Maria Koshenkova from Denmark and Ekaterina Sisfontes from Sweden, united by a shared vision, propose a reconsideration of this utilitarian perspective that these everyday items often inhabit.