Closer to me, farther from you

By Matteo Bettini

Do social distances unveil fear of the “other” as someone different from us? Visitors will be asked to question their personal use of space in daily social interactions and come closer to each other by playing with areas outlined on the floor.

Featured image of the project Closer to me, farther from you

Metaphor used:

The project will be act through several areas built physically with printed circles on the floor, translating visually the distances of social interactions.

Intended Meaning:

Physical areas will help people to visualise the data of social distances but also first-hand experience the social distances used in other cultural contexts.


Journal of Cross-Cultural Psycology