Other Rooms began as a way of documenting my exploration of anonymous, webcam-based chatrooms. Using Chatroulette — perhaps the most well-known of these services — I was shot through space and time and placed inside countless bedrooms, offices, bus stops, military bases, and gardens, alongside the users physically inhabiting them.


Eventually, I began to ask these anonymous users for a view of their room. The response was almost always no, followed by differing iterations of how inappropriate it would be to share such personal content with a stranger. How was it that space could be more representative of identity and consequentially more private than the physical body?


Obsessed with the hunt, my days were spent trying to gain the trust of strangers half a world away, to be allowed access into their most private of spaces. 


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