Blowtorch the hood, crossdress trespass

2001
Wild Zone
Witte de With, Rotterdam, NL

A Wild Zone is a refuge within the organised structure of society. It is not a marginal place, but an experimental area, which develops parallel to the controlled and established relations of everyday life. For the exhibition at Witte de With, Tee is inspired by hip-hop and motor race culture. In her installation she turns stereotypical macho signs into colourful objects and rapid images. The absurdity of the combi­nation of objects and the enlarge­ment of familiar images make Tee’s installation an alienating experience. She specifically addresses her interest in the conditioning and manipulation of human behaviour and the effect subcultures have on this.