The evaporation process can be observed on the round table. Liquid slowly but steadily drips from the glass container onto a hot plate, which instantly turns into hissing steam. By observing the transformation from fluid to vapour, we witness the change in the state of things.
The installation is part of a series that makes the changing states of different elements perceptible - aiming to make the non-tangible conditions visible. In the reading of Nkanga's work, these conditions should not only be seen as physical manifestations; they also need to be translated into the larger context of the state of the world and politics. Everything is evolving and connected, and even if - at a certain point in its process - it is not yet visible, it will still find its manifestation.