Routing systems are a significant part within human
(mental and physical) locomotion. We are useing them for a better
The more dangerous and unpredictable we perceive a
surrounding, an atmosphere or a situation, the more we ask for
we don´t want to get lost...for example in the mountains we follow
marked hiking trails, we are useing navigations systems and more...
The Bielerhöhe is a very popular tourist centre in Vorarlberg/Austria.
I rerouted the tourist flows by creating my own (absurd) routing
The obviously illogical system wasn´t questioned at all, the barrier
tape was recognized and accepted by the tourists, they followed the zig
allthough it didn´t make any sense at all. For me on a further
the tourist flows represented the flows in our brain. Many times they
automated, unconscious and unreflected routing
systems in our brain, systems - influenced/constructed by our
social and cultural background.
The video material became the starting point for a media
installation/performance/video which poses the question of how far
our brain could change our life.