Cell – comes from cella, meaning small room.
Cella – Latin for Small Chamber.
Cella – Inner chamber of a temple (in classical architecture).
Cella – a simple, windowless, rectangular room with a door or open entrance at the front (behind a colonnaded portico façade).
Egypt – Cella is that which is hidden and unknown inside the inner sanctum of a temple. Exists in complete darkness, meant to symbolize the state of the universe before the act of creation.
Christian churches – cella is an area the center of the church reserved for performing the liturgy.
A small chapel or a hermit’s or monk’s cell.
The cell is the basic unit of life. Discovered by Robert Hooke in 1665, he thought the biological unit resembled cells inhabited by Christian monks in a monastery.
(like my studio, like the exhibition space)
….writing notes and working out exhibition title…