You have five more days to see the first Munich Artists Summer Window Installation at Odeonsplatz. The installation vacates the window on Sunday/Monday for the next Munich Artists Window Installation called Absolute Truth by Michaela Wuehr and Emmy Horstkamp.
I created the installation and then experienced a near death situation with my mother which made writing about planning for your death and not being a burden a little too much like realty. Neither one of my parents were planners and to create the artwork, I dug into my relationship with my own father and then, after it was installed, experienced my mother’s unexpected health crisis.
I’m feeling a little bit like I’m in some kind of twilight zone where the expectations of a Colombian/German child to take care of her parent are in conflict with her personal feelings. I’ve followed my social/cultural obligation just like the daughter in the story and now, this piece resonates even stronger with me than it did before I created it.
The installation has two video components which have not been shared on the website but you can see them in this photo.
If you would like to read more about the installation, you can read about it on the Will God Leave Me Alone installation page.