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"I get inspired by the thoughts of loneliness and emptiness. They urge me to create spaces where I can fulfill my desires and question my experiences. It begins by going back to my memories, mainly situated in an architectural context. The images and fragments derived therefrom, I reuse for my work.
That is why different materials, shapes and locations are molded together into architectural transformations. Neither the installations nor the sculptures I make are exact copies of reality, even though that impression is often awakened by working with scale measurements, models and plans.
It must be said that doors and stairs in particular, are important elements in my work. These refer to the fact that I grew up in a modernistic apartment building. Doors, staircases, and more generally (the suggestion to) passageways and level differences have therefore become a constant desire in my everyday life."
- Caroline Van den Eynden, 2015
Chapter from the book Species of Spaces and other Pieces of Georges Perec
“We don’t think enough about staircases.
Nothing was more beautiful in old houses than the staircases. Nothing is uglier, colder, more hostile, meaner, in today’s apartment buildings.
We should learn to live more on staircases. But how? ...”
- Georges Perec, Espèces d'espaces, 1974