The following research project turns around the questions of boundaries, barriers and surveillance of property in any form. Migration and the derived fear, a histeric, medial and global threat turned our first world society into „Closed Comfort Zones“. In his work, Matthias Buenzli is searching for narrations and aspects which visualize todays living and Life Quality among security and personal freedom – or the illusion of it.
"Fear is a more or less response to crime. It produces social consequences through different mechanism. Fear motivates people to invest time and money in defensive measures to reduce their vulnerability." (Extract from the research „Policing and the fear of crime, U.S.Departement of Justice and Harvard University, June 1988)