Escape into the cocoon

Artist Feature of Jürgen Sobkowiak

The term "cocooning" describes a new tendency to increasingly withdraw from society and the public sphere into the domestic environment. It is a basic human need to create a protective space and shield oneself from the outside world. Children, therefore, build caves because they need a place to retreat to. This is the basic essence of my photo series Kokon, which I have been working on since 2020.

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