monument noun [ C ]
uk /ˈmɒn.jə.mənt/ us /ˈmɑːn.jə.mənt/
What it is all about What is all about?
Oberschöneweide Berlin, Germany
Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, Germany
Creating a place of remebrance and a Tomb of the unknown soldier
using cement slabs of 20 kilos.
What it is all about, what is all about? Negotiating the meaning of the trace and the importance that someone gives. Personal items that were stolen or found accidentally on the street, exposed as a personal collection of the artist on the walls of under construction Jorinde Voigt’s Studio. Each one of them is called a monument and kept safe by the Greek Presidential Guard. The art pieces were transferred to the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich for security reasons.
*Parts of the project are still buried in the studio garden of Jorinde Voigt.