Her most recent works are primarily based on historical photographs of the destruction of Dresden in 1945. The artist’s examination of this theme originates from her personal relationship to the events in her home town. Through her extensive research in the Dresden archives, the artist found a variety of formally impressive motifs of the ruined city, which she connects with motifs from other historical contexts, such as pictures of the burning oil fields in Kuwait, creating impressive compositions.

The title “H3PO4” – the chemical formula for phosphoric acid – opens another mental space, by alluding to the myth of the bombing of Dresden with phosphorus bombs: The boundary between experienced reality, imagination and myth-making is removed, resulting in a new, visual reality that moves away from the concrete event.

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