Triennale Moving Worlds, Luxembourg
This installation, that gather different social facts together in an anachronistic way, was initially inspired by Dante's Divine Comedy confronted to the historical legacy of concentration camps and the injustice of the capitalistic world. The "made in" prefix of the title refers to the consumption system that, in this case, created a contemporary hell as it is described by Zygmunt Bauman in Liquid Life. The central character of this work is a homeless saxophon player from Neukölln (Berlin), who plays repeatedly the theme of The Godfather, like a kind of gatekeeper of his own private hell. The neon quote Etterno Dollore (eternal pain) is the warning inscription on the camp entrance that enlightens you about the awful truth of what will happen, as an opposite to the awful lie that is written on the entrance of Auschwitz.
© Filip Markiewicz
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