ALICIA VELAZQUEZ

50 WAYS OF RESTING WITH A CHAIR

"Dancing" with an object arises surprising feelings.

With this exercise I intend to expand my perception, my behavior, and awareness of a daily object. 

When emptying mind and body of learned functionality, the chair "affords" me to have different relationships. It starts speaking to me, to be my equal. I do not "own" it any more. We start a dialogue. 


invitation 

Can design invite us to "feel" beyond? Or can we "unlearn" and free ourselves in order to "feel" differently the objects we already have?


discovery

A simple chair "affords" us to rest in different ways. But allowing the chair to rest on us, unveils a new relationship.