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The material and conceptual point of reference for is the socio-geographic as well as discursive site ‚bamboo forest‘. The interactive sculpture made of silk organza was produced after the nuclear disaster in Fukushima and requests that visitors think - to not forget in order to allow thinking to become acting. In Japan, one of the countries that trades with silk on a global market, bamboo is a symbol for purity and fortune; near grave sites it serves as protection against all evil.

This is a walk-in sculpture; it is a transparent, organically formed refuge. The impulse for how to use the material and develop a form was taken from the work of the Japanese architect Kengo Kuma.

It is time for transparency. Without a global market - no bamboo forest in Germany. However, if we borrow the beauty of bamboo; if we join into a rather globalized view of the world, that brings with it the responsibility to not close our eyes regarding pressing issues such as, for example, contemporary energy politics. Hence, art in my view can not only ‘borrow’ aesthetic language, but has to take part in and deal with issues that are at stake in various sites of global injustice. In this sense, this sculpture acts as a warning.