Observatorium One, 2017
Observatorium Oneis an intervention – a disruption to the normal process of viewing and communing with nature along the rainforest trail. All of a sudden, visitors are separated from the forest: from its trees, rocks, flowers, mosses and ferns, and forced to peer through small observation slots in a screen at what lies beyond. Looking round the ends of the screen doesn’t help as the rainforest habitat which lies behind the screen is visible only through the carefully-crafted observation slots whose positioning has been pre-determined by another. ‘The other’ therefore regulates what the viewer can see and delimits the size and scope of the visitor’s visual field.
Timber (treated pine)