Portrayal of a Crisis
2019 / c-prints / div. dimensions
The situations depicted in Portrayal of a Crisis unfold in relation to places of historical and religious significance. The compositions chart an evolving timespan, in which charged elements from the past find actuality in contemporary life, creating tension and portraying a state of permanent crisis. Contemporary military presence is depicted in front of ancient guards standing on historical Roman walls, a dog appears to be protecting photographs holding human memories, scaffolding erected on a church altar portrays this place of spiritual accumulation and salvation as being in a state of restoration, while human figures appear to emerge from Renaissance mural paintings of a bygone era.