Perceiving Space, 2016, Mixed media, 210x195x220
 If people possess a certain space, it does not mean that they only acquire a private asset, but it also affects the emotional bond between themselves and the space. In other words, people tend to seek the meaning of the space. Therefore, space is not just a spatial or physical term but a psychological and more conceptualized notion.
 According to the University College of London research published in 2009 by Phillippa Lally, my idea that people spend an average of 66 days forming a new habit is supported with legitimate evidence. During the process, the human brain conflicts with a new environment and tries to get back to previous, usual behavior and the environment through four stages, specifically on day 3, day 9, day 15, and day 21. 
 Here is one interesting example to represent this theory and the initial idea of the project. Insomnia can be seen in people caused by many different reasons. However, many people can suffer from a new environment to get familiar with it. This discomfort mainly comes from the absence of the past – more specifically, the past's lack of memories and experience. However, people eventually get over insomnia, the contextual discomfort, by getting familiar with and building new memories of the past.
 This work demonstrates my concept through mixed media installation, including the story of men adjusting a new atmosphere in a sleeping pattern to encourage audiences to experience a new space set up in the gallery. The viewers can understand the context and question themselves about being in a new physical – and contextual – space.
66 Days Challenge

Day 3
Day 9
Day 15
Day 21 

Perceiving Space, 2016, Video Installation

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