"The discourse of the fetish ... began with the formation of inhabited intercultural spaces along the West African coast whose function was to translate and; transvalue objects between radically different social systems".[11]

When the chair as a fetishised object is placed in the threshold space it no longer acts just as a chair but more as a significant symbol for recognition.

The fetishised chair with its signifying potential needs to be conceived of in its own spatial existence as well as in the abstract fetishised space of the threshold.