In Conversation:

Golnar Abbasi and Maike Hemmers
A Discomfort Inside



Golnar Abbasi and Maike Hemmers
A Discomfort Inside

Golnar Abbasi and Maike Hemmers’ joint contribution reflects on forms of labor and display within a domestic setting.  This extract of their correspondence took place before the Covid-19 Pandemic began but many of their reflections resonate with the current intermittent ‘lockdowns’, and osciallating control measures. 

In a time of heightened vigilance around proximity, socialising, and protecting or infecting each other, Abbasi and Hemmers’ honest discussion made-public is a collaborative thinking-through (with references) that provides a catalyst for questions on the boundaries and hierarchies of intimacy and the domestic.

Their contribution is the first of a new series of ‘In-Conversation’ text pieces where two Rotterdam based artists discuss a subject of mutual interest and share references to which they both have an affinity.

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