Vita Subsidiaria Calva – Humerus / Self-portrait 31

2014 material: Flatbed prints, Augmented Reality dimensions: 102 x 72 cm Caspar Berger supplies an elixir of life derived from his own body, available to the patient via an app. By scanning the packaging of this medicine with a smartphone, in augmented reality you see the effects it intends to achieve. In this work, Caspar … Read More

Guten Berger / Self-portrait 37

2014 material: Gutenberg sealingwax, cardboard, greasy wool dimensions: 85 x 60 x 200 cm The prominent thinker Georges Didi-Huberman’s ideas on the ‘power of the imprint’ are well worth reading; he compared the imprint of a wax seal, the plaster cast of a death mask, of a struck or cast coin, or even the imprint … Read More

Skeleton / Self-portrait 21

2012 material: bronze, glass, cedar, paper dimensions: 40 x 30 x 35 cm The skeleton as a basis for reconstruction In this project, Self-portrait 21, the 3D copy of the skull represents the true image (vera icon). This image has formed the basis for a facial reconstruction by a forensic anthropologist, who received the skull … Read More