7 Days

7 days is a box set of 3 artist books and a folio of prints that documents the artist Sam Winston living and creating in absolute darkness for seven days and nights.

“...what struck me was how I much I relied on my sense of sight for a sense of body. Simple things like the bridge of my nose, or my arms, actually play a massive role in defining a sense of self. Once these are out of the picture the very definition of ‘you’ significantly changes, so much so, that when people came to drop off food, the sensation was much more akin to someone walking into my head as opposed to walking into the room...”

Sam Winston