Knut Gerwers

Slaves of Inheritance

Gerwers summons a troubling legacy in his video collage Slaves of Inheritance: images from the concentration camps and the speeches of Adolf Hitler are combined with figures from gothic altars and shots of bonfires. With the unrelenting rhythm of the series of images and the industrial music, a history of human horror becomes recognizable that Gerwers summons in an iconography of negation.