Pain of the Archivists

 

The Pain of the Archivist, Installation, 750 Soaps, 280x160x5cm, Gallery Berlin-Weekly, Berlin, 2011

The viewer is being confronted with the smell and appearence of 750 soaps in a small gallery space, and he starts to talk about memories, telling stories etc. The from the top to down hanging collection contained soaps from Gemany over the last 100 years. Some visitors in the installation of 2011 where starting to connect the smell with personal and historical memories and happenings.