Objects of Wealth and Hate, Fishing wire / Chandelier glass, 10m², Novilla Berlin, 2021
Developed for the Babylon Conspiracy exhibition, made possible by the Moving Poets Organisation, this installation focuses on the archetypal, antisemitic conspiracy theory of Jewish domination through finance and media.
I intended to explore conceptual questions about the idea of race, the othering of societies’ minorities within the anglophone states and their far-reaching consequences. Jewry, as a Semitic race, has been simultaneously accused of advocating capitalism and promoting communism, with the intent of both global domination and destruction.
The research was done using the widely printed fictional work “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion''. An alleged record of Prague’s Jewish elders’ meetings, this notorious forgery was reportedly kept on Hitler’s nightstand.