Niels van Bunningen

sized_5_vervalcompleetThe work in question is a trio of busts made out of steel, bronze, brass and gold. They represent the fall of the three biggest ideoligies of the 20th century, Capitalism, Communism and Fascism and their state is being represented ┬áby the decomposition of their faces, making them look like B-movie Zombies, which is in struggle with what they represent and their stateliness. The work is to be seen from a western perspective, we look at fascism and communism as if they don’t count anymore, while we too, are also part of a sinking ship, and representing our ideoligy next to the other ones makes it more inevitable.

 

Decay