Internal Colonization


Walden Affairs, The Hague, NL, 2010

The title Internal Colonization refers to a publication by writer and psychiatrist Fredrik van Eeden Binnenlandsche Kolonisatie (1901). This text deals with the possibility of raising self-sustaining and co-operative colonies and is inspired by the ideas of Henry David Thoreau; such colonies would eventually multiply and alter society from within. This installation was a reflection on the contrast between collectivism and individualism, isolation and social—opening