Index - Ilona Huss Walin  
Klonat Hem/ Cloned Home 1998 (installation)
kloned home cloned home peakhouse The cottage on the picture above was one of three that was placed in the centre of Stockholm during the project ”Tittskåp/ Konst överallt” during ”Stockholm Culture city of Europe´98”. The passing by could see the installation Cloned Home from the outside through a peakwhole.

The installation Cloned Home, Stockholm 1998. (The room is 12 squaremeters). Big picture. Very big picture.  

“Cloned home” is a double home where both sides are exactly the same, but symmetrical, as if they where eachothers mirror – but there is no mirror, both sides are real.
The double home also ”melts together” on it´s middle line. I have cut the things and furnitures that meet the middleline and put them together again. (The teapots where for example cut and put together before they were burnt). The thoroughfull execution is an important aspect in this piece. It creates a contrast to it´s playfull and naiv aspect: “This represents a Cloned Home”.
Cloned Home was created during a period when cloning was a "hot" subject and it was also a time when photoshoped "cloned pictures" (two-dimensional) where popular in advertisment. Cloned Home is a threedimensional double home - contrary to a photoshoped twodimensional picture of a double home.

The installation Cloned Home was shown the first time in a cottage at Sergelgatan in the centre of Stockholm 1998. (See picture to the right). Cloned Home was an answer to the speedy and commercial environment where I was commisioned to make a piece of art. See also Cloned Home in Bergen, 2000 and Cloned Home at Rooseum, Malmö, 2005.