Under lockdown in a box. The organism, having reached its maturity, will “eventually” enter its declining phase. This is the stage at which an organism loses permanently its complexity, organisation, sensitivity, strength and possibly its reason too.
130 x 14 x 14 cm black and red lacquered box.
14 days long quarantine = quatorzaine
Work on this piece began on 13th March 2020.
The collapse of a society – observing an orange for 14 days.
On 16th March 2020, the president of France took measures to reduce the contacts and movements within the population to the minimum. A lockdown plan was implemented throughout the entire country as of 12 PM on Tuesday the 17th of March, for at least two weeks. Movements were forbidden except for cases of emergency, for which you needed to carry a signed “attestation” with you.