These past two years have been something else. The emotional baggage we all carry after having been cooped up in our houses has been very challenging.
In retrospect to this pandemic, the only human life we get to see is through the windows of houses. With social distancing, becoming a way of life, windows become the lens into people’s life. So keeping this in mind, I took an imaginative route of wondering what people’s houses may look like. Using pictures of the windows clicked from my terrace, I illustrated hypothetical scenes into them. These images went onto an installation of a building which could be folded back into a book form.
So it acts as a book repository of stories seen through the windows, which opens up into a standing building.
The process started by making a prototype using a smaller paper to understand how to build the installation using a single piece of paper. After which the building came to life and then went to the images of the windows.