North Palace, Room 10a, 2009, TÄT, Berlin
The title of the exhibition North Palace, Room 10a (2009) refers to the geographic displacement of the ancient Assyrian bas-relief The Royal Lion Hunt (7th Century BC). The relief was excavated in the 19th Century from King Assurbanipal´s North Palace in Nineveh and brought to London where today it is set up in room 10a at the British Museum.
An excerpt of the lion relief is shown in the exhibition. The installation continuous with A.H. Layard (2009), a sculptural portrait of the British archeologist who was in charge of excavating the Royal Lion Hunt relief and discovered a number of major archeological sites in Mesopotamia during the mid-19th century. Further content-related pieces frame this central installation.
Migration, 2009, photo-copy installation
Dinar, 2009, poster installation
Compass, 2009, B/W photography