An exhibiting of more than 260 paintings, drawings, photos and prints depicting both high and low aspects of a complex Mexican reality difficult to grasp. Irrespective of the dark traces, it honors and cheers life-Viva!
The objects in this exhibition – paintings, drawings and photos – are all based on the various actual social, political and religious backgrounds I have confronted during several sojourns abroad, in this case in Mexico, and on the experiences made there.
The abundance of object’s aims to give form to the complexity of a reality difficult to grasp, at the same time, invite the observer to form his own associations by linking significant parts and creating possible meaningful connections and combinations.
My intension was to observe, to document and then to share it all. On the gallery wall’s, the images mingle high and low.
Above eye-level various Madonnas of all dimensions share the space with men in power. Below them, in the street, living bodies appear together with all sorts of trivia, a floor, a martyr, a drain, a wound, a rope, a hand, …