Ending your life under the sun I, 2012

Coffin, UV lights. 200x40x60 cm. Serie of 3 unique pieces.

 

Ending your life under the sun is an installation/sculpture, conformed by a wooden coffin into which a solarium system has been integrated. This installation, questions the notion of “migratory flux”, leads to a reflection over the more and more frequent phenomena, the migration of certain western populations to the south, notably to North of Africa and South America. A migration many times led by retired people in search of a more affordable quality of life and more favorable weather conditions. A phenomenon that encounters less socio-political barriers, a quieter movement, but that leaves an indelible footprint and acts as an echo of the inverse migration flow, south-north, with more mass media visibility and more vilified..