BEFORE YOU LEAVE

Making sense of nonsence 

Have you ever thought about the meaning and the roots of the beliefs and superstitions that are (most likely) exist in your country?

Why some of these superstitions are still present and why some of them just have vanished? How these beliefs are implemented in the modern society and life? Are they implemented?

Can the superstitions from one country be 'useful' for another?... 

With this project I was trying to answer these questions. Bellow you can see my research conclusions I made after interviewing people in Belarus (my home country) and also after analysing historical literature.

RESEARCH PART 1

Researching existing superstitions

most common super

less common

RESEARCH PART 2

Most of the superstitious are related to home. Bellow I distribute objects related to most popular superstitious to rooms they belong to.

I stopped on the rituals related to the hallway as these superstitious can be combined with one team 'leaving home'.

RESEARCH PART 3

Analysis and systematization of leaving actions according to believes and superstitious