an art installation made with abandoned objects from the cellars of Palazzo Wyler.
The Palazzo Wyler was a housing block riddled with asbestos and therefore condemned to be demolished.In 2012, for an interstice before its demolition, the owner of the building (the Wyler-Baugesellschaft Bern AG) gave a group of Bernese artists free reign over the Palazzo. A wide variety of formats and artistic interventions were carried out in eighteen rooms spread over four floors. They focused on the social, temporal and local situation and breathed a last breath of life into the building.
Leila, Maria and the little one, Pjotr, Selim, Hassan and Amer, Nicolas.
They left without their stuff. So I opened their boxes and I tidied up. Now it’s like they’re living in the basement. I hope they like it.