hanging from the ceiling, the sculptures are each made from transparent acrylic panels and wear a different colored headset. visitors wanting to speak to the customer service representatives of businesses located within the complex can step inside any of these heads and communicate with them through a system of built-in speakers. ‘the inspiration came to me from the concept of the unknown workforce, an idea that came to me when I visited the building,’ JEFRË describes. the installation recalls the image of a call center employee and embodies the faceless, robotic voice epitomized by corporate customer service.
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