2018Series of watches
Latex and horse hair
"Hundreds of apps on our smart devices allow us to quatify almost any sort of vital sign.
This devotion to self-tracking, rather than increasing our personal awareness, reveals a loss of contact with our natural path and impulses. Margherita Chinchio’s personal (non-)digital watch, in contrast to the ‘quantified self’ notion, doesn’t track anything, but helps her stay in touch with personal timing and needs.
The sense of touch is an intimate receptor and a powerful trigger that brings her far away from a multitasking era, providing an immediate connection with her inner identity and the world around her."
Uncut Selected Program, Stedelijk Museum