A Series of Incidents Leading Up to an Event of Great Historical Significance
A Series of Incidents Leading Up to an Event of Great Historical Significance
A Series of Incidents Leading Up to an Event of Great Historical Significance
2008
Lightjet print on aluminium
92cm x 70cm
Private collection, Oslo

The photograph features sixteen boxes loaded with cause-and-effect machines. The boxes are connected by openings which lead the narrative of the piece through a linear motion through - and finally out of - the photograph. The work seeks to explore ideas about history and how it shapes our societies and how certain interpretations come to be regarded as facts. In the piece, the overture to a historical event has been deconstructed and represented in a less-than-explicit manner, forcing the viewer to pure guess-work as to what event is being described. However, there should be enough ambiguous hints to lead the viewer to believe he has found the correct one