New Work 2016-2017: Kaddish

This piece was made during a residency in Latvia and is in the permanent collection of the Mark Rothko Center in Daugavpils.The Kaddish is an ancient prayer for the dead, and public recitation of it was forbidden during the Soviet occupation of Latvia.  The plinth has the Latvian transliteration of the prayer, and names of some of the Jews killed in WWll from this place.
Kaddish

This piece was made during a residency in Latvia and is in the permanent collection of the Mark Rothko Center in Daugavpils. 

The Kaddish is an ancient prayer for the dead, and public recitation of it was forbidden during the Soviet occupation of Latvia. The plinth has the Latvian transliteration of the prayer, and names of some of the Jews killed in WWll from this place.