FROM STONE AGE TO GOLDEN AGE
compilations of characters from photographs of approx. 200
memorial stumbling stones | seven lightboxes | each 28x28x14 cm
gilded paving stone | concrete | 12x12x12 cm
charred potato next to plaster potatoes spray-painted gold and red | 16x24x5 cm
Watch your step! Things are looking up, even though history merely moves on. The story is told of Oskar Matzerath, the tin drummer. Where his traces vanish, we enter a Golden Age.
The number seven stands for the days God took to create the world, but in this installation I stage an end of the world in seven days.
Freely adapted from the work "Stolpersteine" by ©Gunter Demnig