In 1987, German aviator Mathias Rust by-passed Soviet air defense and landed in Red Square. His feat was seized upon in the West as an act of political critique, while in the East it irreparably damaged the reputation of the military, helping Gorbachev to push through his reforms. Rust’s alleged intention to build an imaginary bridge had unforeseen consequences.

Failed Suprematist Futures
paper (Dimension: 360 x 260cm)
2 framed drawings, each 45 x 32cm
16 pages booklet (adapting to the exhibition context) on newspaper holders.
Installation Views: Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona (ES), 2011-12
Work exhibited at: Jan Van Eyck, Maastricht (NL) in 2010, Wild West Active Space, Maastricht (Nl) in 2011, Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht (NL) in 2010-11, Fundacio Antoni Tapies, Barcelona (ES) in 2011-12, Frank Taal Gallery, Rotterdam (NL) in 2012, Hordaland Art Centre, Bergen (NO) in 2015, CRIC Sweet Mountain, Nîmes (F) in 2017.