Polyurethane Spray Foam, Plaster, dried sand
Auf Sand gebaut - A German proverb depicting something unstable, doomed to fail because of its lack of foundation.
Israel is a country built on sand.
The kids figures made of building materials and are in themselves in a state of construction taking up form, growing skin. The surrounding of the dry sand a lifeless world where nothing can grow.
The different poses of the characters embody a process of reactions to the world around them, beginning with the most unrefined sculpture in a position that resembles a state of hope almost lunatic happiness and optimism.
The second stage is when the world gets in, the sculpture is half done the form is more defined but the material is still exposed, a physical position of despair and hurt.
The third and last stage, the most refined state of the sculpture is a child playing with sand.
The introspective way in which children play with themselves seemingly forgetting about the outside world, creating a world of their own.
The search for resources.
Where does one find the creative energy, the procreating energy to build one self? to create life?