Garden Fresh series investigates the shifting boundaries between humans and animals in today’s environment and the complex relationship between art and nature. It is like a fable about a journey undertaken by the animals when they venture into our daily lives. The animals are confronted by a new reality that is in conﬂict with their natural habits and habitats.
At the same time, when we see these ‘zoo-trapped’ animals in supermarkets, their most outstanding characteristics are isolated as their ‘only’ characteristics. The animals are stripped of their own identities and are used as empty vessels to be ﬁlled with the human drama of parody, satire and allegory. We cannot help but see animals from a human vantage point, and therefore in some sense all the works in the present exhibition are actually about us.
With picture of his Führer beside his clenched fist, a dead general of the Volkssturm lies on the floor of city hall, Leipzig, Germany. He committed suicide rather than face U.S. Army troops who captured the city on April 19. 1945.
On September 9, 1976, Mao Zedong died. Mao's image during the Cultural Revolution portrayed him as a larger-than-life figure who represented China's revolutionary progress. Mao's death symbolized the loss of the socialist foundation of China.
Ak-47 ( Weapon series) neon box , 150 x 60.5 x 20 cm
During the Cold War, the Soviet Union, China, and the United States provides equipment and technology to countries with their allies, along with the rebel forces they support. At that time the spread of large-scale AK-47 by the Soviet Union and China to countries and groups with pro-communists, such as the Nicaraguan Sandinistas and Viet Cong. AK-47 design spread to 55 armed forces of the world.
The spread of the AK-47 is not only seen from the numbers alone, the AK-47 is in the flag and coat of arms of Mozambique. Also found on the coat of arms of Burkina Faso, and the flag of Hezbollah. "Kalash", short for "Kalashnikov", is used as the name for boys in some African countries.
Terrorism to some people considered as a holy act. Wrapped in religious dogmas, this act of terrorism is becoming complicated as it sometimes interwoven with political agendas.
The socio-political dynamic in this era of globalization sharpens the conflict of any interest based on different ideological view, the gaps between rich and poor, conservative economic versus so called neo-liberalism, and also what is stated by scholars as clash of civilizations.
Armored by the possibilities of advance technology on communications, information, and weaponry, all the idea even on single living individual is ready to be operated in combative action. All radical actions find its way to act. In this turmoil and delicate atmosphere we now live in.
To die for religion consider holy and can purify ones and or collective sins and for believers in this action they declare war against impurities or any bad influences outside of their religion dogmas. History has its darkest ages that religion became too dogmatic and then corrupted as it was twisted by some of the leaders. Religion is hijacked by the idea to homogenize the world, the universe, into one single belief that claims itself the righteous one.