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A Safe Place to Un-Nail Your Privilege (2016)
by Quek Jia Qi
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Title:
A Safe Place to Un-Nail Your Privilege (2016)

Author:
Quek Jia Qi

Description:
This participatory installation in London SE14 that explores the potential of public spaces as meaningful brave spaces for critical social engagement. Presenting 4000 hammered nails on handmade chairs, strangers are encouraged to participate in the symbolic gesture of un-nailing and connect through conversations about privilege. As an aspiration of the piece to spark social justice dialogues, the piece serves to prompt the confrontation, awareness, reflection and empowerment of one’s privilege.
Description:
This participatory installation in London SE14 that explores the potential of public spaces as meaningful brave spaces for critical social engagement. Presenting 4000 hammered nails on handmade chairs, strangers are encouraged to participate in the symbolic gesture of un-nailing and connect through conversations about privilege. As an aspiration of the piece to spark social justice dialogues, the piece serves to prompt the confrontation, awareness, reflection and empowerment of one’s privilege.

 

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