Border one centimeter

flags of the world’s 196 recognized nations
silkscreen on zinc plates | each 15x20 cm
entire installation 223x293x50 cm

I present the flags of all the world’s 196 recognized nations next to each other with margins of one centimeter on a tilted pedestal. Their sumptuous range of colors is reduced to tones of grey printed on rigid zinc plate substrates. This yields a different slant on the ordered array of national symbols – the view of a funeral ceremony for the old “world order”.