(spatial strategies)

Sungei Road Self-Cast Hooks

mixed media installation, a map drawing, tools, and casted hooks in-situ. Commissioned for Post-Museum Survey: Space, Sharing, Haunting. The Substation, Singapore 2016.

If you walk before the vendors set up their stalls, there are these self-casted hooks embedded into the cracks of the old asphalt road. The architect Gerrit Rietveld did a similar tactic in one of his buildings where he subtly cast grids of standard nuts to the concrete, anticipating future use. A case study of the strategies street hawkers use to extend their temporary stalls.




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