The Mourning Show 2001

Installation of plasticine sculptures, limestone, concrete tiles, and text. Dimension stage ~ 100x100x70 cm I made this small installation after the deadly diving accident of my boyfriend in 1998. The Mourning Show describes the absurd atmosphere I felt during the Shiva, when relatives, friends and colleagues conduct their visits.  (Shiva: in Judaism, a week long mourning period for close relatives. Hebrew: שִׁבְעָה, literally ‘seven’)