Raise the anchor, Unfurl the sails, set course for the center of an ever setting sun! 2017  Ceramic ink on Vinyl, 2300mmh x 5600mmw x 50mmd  Collection of The National Gallery of Contemporary Art EMST. Athens Greece.  Specially commissioned by Documenta 14 for Athens, an accompaniment to the same named 2015 piece exhibited in Kassel. The works act a a Waharoa or Ngutu, a traditional form of Maori architecture that functions as a gateway and portal, through which the persons whom pass under are transformed into a sacred state. The purpose of the work at Documenta 14 was to enter the Athens component of Documenta itself. In Athens the image became part of the architecture and the ancestors settled through ceremony.   Speaker: President of Greece Prokopis Pavlopoulos. Documenta 14 opening, The National Gallery of Contemporary Art EMST. Athens, Greece.  image courtesy Harry Soremski.

Raise the anchor, Unfurl the sails, set course for the center of an ever setting sun! 2017

Ceramic ink on Vinyl, 2300mmh x 5600mmw x 50mmd

Collection of The National Gallery of Contemporary Art EMST. Athens Greece.

Specially commissioned by Documenta 14 for Athens, an accompaniment to the same named 2015 piece exhibited in Kassel. The works act a a Waharoa or Ngutu, a traditional form of Maori architecture that functions as a gateway and portal, through which the persons whom pass under are transformed into a sacred state. The purpose of the work at Documenta 14 was to enter the Athens component of Documenta itself. In Athens the image became part of the architecture and the ancestors settled through ceremony.


Speaker: President of Greece Prokopis Pavlopoulos. Documenta 14 opening, The National Gallery of Contemporary Art EMST. Athens, Greece.

image courtesy Harry Soremski.

Speaker: Lord Mayor Bertram Hilgen of Kassel, Germany. Documenta 14 opening, The National Gallery of Contemporary Art EMST. Athens, Greece.  image courtesy Harry Soremski

Speaker: Lord Mayor Bertram Hilgen of Kassel, Germany. Documenta 14 opening, The National Gallery of Contemporary Art EMST. Athens, Greece.

image courtesy Harry Soremski