A time, lost forever

8 table cloths, various formats
Tsingtau-Keller, Esslingen/Neckar, 2017
Installation of eight tablecloths carrying text and embroidery as part of an exhibition on the First World War. Organized by the Cultural Office and the City Archives, held at the clubhouse of a Shanty-choir. Female and male forms of experience, front and home front, are interlinked here. Along embroidered lines, depicting the trenches of different battle zones, quotes from letters and diaries of women from the time of the Great War are written in the damask fabrics.The tablecloths are thematically structured: Beginning of the war - Enthusiasm - Despair - Relationship - Shortage - Rebellion - Injury - Death