Heautoscopy

Heautoscopy is a term from psychiatry and indicates the perception of yourself outside of yourself.
The exhibition showed drawings in which doppleg√§ngers regard each other. They seem to doubt the other and thus to themselves. We are black boxes to each other: something goes in, something comes out, but why, and what happens on the inside? We don’t know.¬†Loneliness is unsolvable, except maybe by splitting up into two identical people.
The works explore the unreliability of perception; drawing can be understood as a way to investigate perception in itself, as the pencil is like a seismograph for thoughts.

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