"Hoffnung - Hope":
2008/09, Draht und Schaumstoff,
Installationen im öffentlichem Raum, München,
project “Hope / Hoffnung”: Exploration of Borders
"The figures of a bear family, consisting of wood, wire, and
rubber-foam, were used in the setting of public parks, sidewalks, open
construction sites, or hidden spots, such as rooftops. Here, the
unsuspecting crowd of viewers, such as joggers, families, taking a walk
or bicycle riders, were confronted out of the blue with the
ever-present borders in our everyday life: Walls, fences, rivers, etc.
with the innocent refugee family trying to overcome those. In this
project, I liked the mechanism of the viewers’ exposure to my
art, much like refugees, who can be encountered in countless random
situations. The viewers reactions to this encounter were their
participation in my work and gave the opportunity to investigate the
meaning of borders in Germany - a country that was separated by walls
for many decades. The many locations of this temporary installation let
many small stories of the hardship and difficulties of the archetype
2005/2006, Bronze, NY, USA.
them cause they don't
know what they do":
Open Studio, 2004, gemischte Materialien, NY, USA.
2004, gemischte Materialien, Parsons Gallery, Installation, NY, USA.
2004, Draht, Schaumstoff und Holz, Stadt-Installation. New York, NY,