Shroud, 2019


Inkjet print on Hahnemühle paper,
Linen cloth smoked with Frankincense
65 x 52 cm,137x cm






“Shroud” is a photographic installation consisting of a simple juxtaposition between an image of a cloudy sky is juxtaposed with a folded length of linen cloth that was prior-smoked with frankincense.

The word “Shroud” as a noun could refer to the garment used to wrapping the corpse in a burial ceremony.

As a verb, the word “Shroud” could also mean “to cover or conceal”. Therefore, when describing a cloudy sky, we could also say it is shrouding over us.


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