Red Safe


2018-9, In response to Neue Galerie, Kassel, Germany
Armed concrete, 35 x 35 x 35 cm.

At Documenta XIV in Neue Galerie in Kassel there was a lot of symbolism. Maria Eichhorn showed a book case with unlawfully acquired books from Jewish ownership. Amar Kanwar showed an iron table. What do these things mean? Valuable things or forbidden books are hidden and stored in vaults. Here in the cube are vault doors in different forms that suggest meanings. Red and framed as the terracotta reliefs by K.G. Subramanyan.

Photo 2: Maria Eichhorn Unlawfully acquired books from Jewish ownership, Neue Galerie, Kassel

Photo 3: Amar Kanwar Letter 5, Such a Morning, fragment, Neue Galerie, Kassel

Photo 4: K.G. Subramanyan Anatomic lessons, terracotta, Neue Galerie, Kassel