Long Door

13 May 2016
Prof. Klaus Hesse

Diplom Theory
Prof. Dr. Marc Ries

In Chinese, the phrase Long door refers to ‘like the door of the dragon’. In an old myth, it is said that when the carp jumps over the door of the dragon, it is transformed into a kite.

From birth onwards, I have been in a long river. Sometimes we try to swim upstream. My work visualises the long river. In this river, the monkey has raised his head and rides the carp. Monkeys storm ahead, some of them are blind, just like their hearts. On the other side, people live like mountains, some know how to use the power of others, others try to block it, and others have masks on and are honeyed in words, but bear a dagger in their hearts …