BBK Annual Exhibition 2013
We are walking on thin ice
Nothing on earth can stop the flow of time and nobody can outlive time. Nowhere exists stability: transience and changes rule the world. Something like stagnation does not exist in our swiftly changing world.
We too, as part of the world, change permanently.
The beginning is forgotten, the end is uncertain. Everybody should face the fact: Death will definitely happen.
At any moment.
And yet death is an unpleasant topic of conversation. It has somewhat oppressive and bleak. A topic that might belong to cemeteries and burial halls only.
Men - being selfabsorbed - looks always for the comfort, rushes for excitements and prefer things that satisfy all his senses. Men resists to halt and think about: that objects of joy and pleasure will end one day.
We can only concentrate onlife whe we stop to ignore death, when we accept him as part of our pysical existence. To live without being aware of the reality of death is like living in a fool's paradiese.
52 monuments showing pictures of epitaphes of St. Johannis and St. Rochus cemeteries in Nuremberg, lined up in 13 rows at 4 monuments.
Format 30 x 60 x 30 cm each (WxHxD), installation area appr. 31 m² (appr. 1200 x 270 cm). Material corugated fiberboard, painted black, mounted digital photos on photobase paper