Working title: The uncanny and the absurd as experienced in architectural space and the carefully constructed worlds of artists Tatiana Trouve, Katinka Bock, and Eva Rothschild.
In philosophy, “the Absurd” refers to the conflict between the human tendency to seek inherent value and meaning in life and the human inability to find any.
The uncanny is the psychological experience of something as strangely familiar, rather than simply mysterious. It may describe incidents where an everyday object or event is encountered in an unsettling, eerie, or taboo context.
The absurd in art and architecture
The Myth of Sisyphus- chapter absurd creation
The Architectural Uncanny: Essays in the Modern Unhomely-Book by Anthony Vidler
Absurdism in postmodern art