Gregor Schneider’s installation mirrors the ambiguous journey of existence, as its narrow passages disorient and confuse the visitor. The visitor’s journey in the narrow streets of life causes reflection on the temporality and unpredictability of life, and the inevitable proximity of death. Schneider is one of the most prominent contemporary German artists. He won the Golden Lion in the 49th Venice Biennale and is known for his obsessive skill of building and rebuilding environments. For the space of Volume!, he installs a path reminiscent of the desired expulsion of death that leads to an emphasis on the materiality of life. The viewer’s path begins with a cubical, white foyer. Sculptural elements then introduce a labyrinthine path that transforms time rather than space. The journey is difficult and uncomfortable, pointing to the mental maze of introspection and the discomforting awareness of life and death. The metaphor of the maze points to the human pursuit of controlling destiny, and the desire to triumph over time. As the installation emphasizes, this ultimately leads to inevitable death and the decay of the body, despite the scientific struggle to slow, but never stop, time.