What makes sitting possible?, 2020

What was the very first chair used by humans?
Thousands of years ago, there would have been caves which were homes for humans in the past. In the cave, there would have been rocks. Perhaps the primitive man looked at the rocks and thought, “Maybe I could sit there instead of sitting on the ground.”

What characteristics of the rock made humans think so? What are the conditions that make sitting possible? What is the basic image of a sitting place in our perception?

IKEA Stool, 2020

polyurethane foam, IKEA bag, plastic box
45 x 60 x 54 cm

Foil Stool, 2020

aluminum foil
35 x 35 x 42 cm

© Sunwoo Jung