Trampoline with jumping feet shadow projection

And So it Goes / 2014

Concrete, iron, fabric, glass, video installation
Dimension variable

I was fascinated with Andy Warhol's The Fallen Body (1967) from his Death and Disaster series. The photograph, which is of a woman who jumped from the 86th floor of the Empire State Building, causes me to contemplate on what makes a person possess such a morbid desire. It also makes me wonder why is it a popular way to end one’s life in many highly developed cities. 

"There is but one truly serious philosophical problem and that is suicide." Albert Camus said in his book The Myth of Sisyphus. The pathophysiology of suicide behaviour and its treatment as a disease are a disease of the modern
era itself. 

The invisible feet jumping on a trampoline is a metaphor of the act of “jumpers.” It simulates an unspeakable desire, a death drive, a possessed mind and the hauntingly repetitive movements evoke a feeling of being chained to an endless curse.

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