There was an article on me in the paper half a year ago: in an interview I asked readers to let me know if they had a crucifix they didn't want to have anymore and also maybe didn't want to throw away either. So, I got many responses, so many that now I have boxes full of them in my tiny workspace. Most of them are pre World War II and these objects have gone through very rough times, I think.
My goal is to loosen the traditional image by respectfully placing them in a different context as we normally do. So here is another photo. And I must tell that sometimes it can feel very moving to work with these objects.Here I put some feathers of a baby seagull under the cross, placed the small crucifix on one of my paintings and tried to made a look as if the figure of Christ wants to fly, to take off which is what should happen, I feel.