Labels

21 September 2019
Word of Warning: Emergency, Niamos, Manchester
Image: Marcin Sz

“Labelling is an evolutionary process utilised to reconcile feelings in relation to our understanding of the complex nature of our existence. The categorisation of facts and the description of emotion is an intrinsic component of communication. However, as landscapes expand, many are moving away from the specific, restrictive pigeonholing a label can bring and tagging themselves “Me”.

“Labels” was a participatory endurance piece, which totalled 4 hours. The work provided the viewer with an opportunity to explore the labels which they place on others, through the externalisation of their own internal perceptions.”