S P I R I T H O U S E
Based off of the Southeast-Asian practice of installing small wooden houses in personal residences and work places, Spirit House is a mixed-media installation that places the practice of honoring your local ghosts in the context of an apartment in Ridgewood, Queens. Situated within a show about domestic space and psychologies, Spirit House asks viewers to re-imagine their relationship with the homes they visit, and how we are constantly acting/acted upon by the embodied histories of our homes.
An audio recording of the resident ghost’s experience living in this house accompanies the installation, and a full transcript of the ghost’s dialogue can be found on the following page.
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