Looped video installation. 10cm x 25cm. Berlin, 2015.
I found monumental on a walk around Berlin during my residency at Glogauair. I was walking around trying to make my self with the city, and I saw these flags, sad flags still waving (what was left of them) and I couldn't help capturing them to work with them later. There was something existential about them, about how they resisted and continued flying.
The project became MONUMENTAL and it begun an interest in flags that still continues now. Flags are a small representation of a territory, they are also a convention, so if their not agreed upon beforehand, they don't mean anything, and, as we can see, their resiliency can make them almost stoic.