Hannes Zebedin

   
 

Hannes Zebedin: Das ausheben und vertauschen dreier Kanaldeckel,
(taking up and exchanging three storm drain covers)
2006.
Videoperformance in Medjedja, eastern part of Bosnia.
Photo: Julie Galsbo and video still.

   

By documenting an apparently senseless act Zebedin questions the function of work as a survival strategy that creates meaning in a region that still shows signs of the war in the Balkans. The intervention can also be associated with the subconciousness of cultures and potential conflicts simmering under the surface.
Text: Julie Galsbo