The spacial installations I made and photographed for this project, reflect on displacement. Man is shown as a supporting actor in an unreal stagesetting, as a passer-by in an empty world.
The work is inspired by the Epic of Gilgamesh, the oldest story known to man, in which displacement can be found as a theme. At the same time, Out of Place relates to current events: the condition of displaced immigrants at the borders of Europe. This way current and mythical reality interweave.
The empty spaces in the series are not only a metaphor for man being lost, but also a 'scene of action': a different definition of space, a theatrical setting in which the main characters endure their fate as in ancient Greek tragedy.
Out of place #2