Jan van der Merwe Ondergang/Downfall 2009 | Art.co.za | Art in South Africa
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Ondergang/Downfall 2009


Installation
Paper, charcoal, rusted metal

This work is a drawing: marks made with charcoal on paper (420 x 140 cm) hanging vertically against a wall. On the floor, in front of the drawing lies a heap of files and “sheets” of paper, all made of discarded metal. This works refers to documentation, history and everything that is discarded or lost during times of transition, also identity.


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