They have been our refuge, literally, for months. They comforted us but also suffocated us, barricaded as we were within their insurmountable walls. How has the relationship with our home changed during the psychological trauma that was the pandemic? Can we ever go back to looking at it with the same eyes? And do we really want to do it or use this opportunity to start a new relationship with our home space?
The objects that speak to us exist. They are the ones we cling onto in times of need. Understanding them is important: in the symbolic relationship we create with them, there are reasons to revolutionize material culture and invent alternative consumption and life models.