The installation underlines the heaviness that is put on human shoulders. The work is developed following my dream where I was carrying and dragging a very heavy stone on my shoulders. I wanted to create this large stone that I saw in my dream. I felt that the heaviness is built on me personally as well, as being a woman, a mother, having so much responsibilities and being looked at.
The shopping cart symbolises our consumerist society. The stone in the shopping cart- heaviness of the everyday life which we all enjoy and hate at the same time.
‘Overconsumption is a situation where resource use has outpaced the sustainable capacity of the ecosystem. A prolonged pattern of overconsumption leads to environmental degradation and the eventual loss of resource bases.’ Wiki