Majestic Minima Hotel Commission 2014

“‘During the wee hours, we’re all in this together, our spirits spooned like lovers’ bodies.’ – Walter Kirn

I’ve always found hotels to be uncanny; a transitional space where guests create their own worlds behind closed doors. In each room the occupant acts out a story and whether for business or leisure, rest, or love, a new set of values is adopted. In any given hotel, on any given night, dozens of these micro-narratives simultaneously play out—pooling to create a collective physic energy.

This energy hums through the night like the electrical networks connecting a city. For a brief moment every guest is connected and their stories intertwined.

Rather than presenting a definitive perspective, the space is exaggerated and invites guests to sink into their own alternate reality. The soft, bubblegum pink hints at a sensual encounter; the glowing, neon face a murmur of self-awareness.

Tonight we are together but at dawn we go our separate ways.

 

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