Commuting means living and living means commuting.
Since the beginning of time, human locomotion has been fueled by man’s need of surviving, learning and self-recreating. Auto-motion, both in Fordism and post Fordism eras, has been indeed the invention fulfilling the aforementioned needs and has led to the creation of urban landscapes and lifestyles. So valuable has been the use of a car in our everyday life that one can now assert that how we commute, or what we drive equals to how we live.The UAE is a highly populated, under construction, modern city, which is home to millions of automobiles and affordable oil prices. This means a lot of traffic/commuting, a great amount of private and public vehicles (1 car per 2 residents plus thousands of working vehicles) and numerous auto-parts traded and consumed for the cause. Auto-parts are the living organs of our automobiles and make auto-motion an everyday reality. Although we use cars extensively in our daily lives in the UAE, we rarely wonder how these auto-parts look like after use. My work is concerned with showing used auto parts as bewildered and uncanny things able to tell their own version of our local story of human Auto-motion.