Art seen in Barcelona 2019

art February 1, 2020

Smoke signal was included in Artlocals and Opening BCN selection of 60 best art works made in Barcelona in 2019.

Smoke signals – 2019
Digital Photography installation, 60×40 cm

The title of this work refers to the urgence of the actual situation of migration. Buoyant smoke is a daylight distress signal and can be used on ships, lifeboats and life rafts. It immediately emit smoke to attract attention.

This installation is part of a series of works, which touch upon current political issues such as migration & European border controls. The works not only reflect the political status quo, but rather invite the beholder to perceive current circumstances from a stand point of the past, and how these have developed ever since.