Scale

Warsaw 2006

Curator:Krystyna Piotrowska

http://www.projektprozna.pl/

Numbers depict our life: phone numbers, PIN codes, PUK codes, clothes sizes, and numbers of the tickets.
When, where, how much? They all serve certain functions, but then they disappear. I constructed a scale that tots up kilos, but it does not show singular weight, but only their total sum. I placed the scale in the threshold, in a built-in platform so the scale would take a record of every passage, entrance or exit, every change. And a total result was projected on the wall. The moment when the scale makes a person an abstract number, singularity is lost. One experiences being a mass. The score does not built the statistics, was nothing more than just a proof of existence, a moment of causing tension in time.