From the Series God's will or the madness of manKneeled down in front of his executioner with the face down... Read More
From the Series God's will or the madness of man
down in front of his executioner with the face down and blindfolded, his hands
tied behind his back, waiting for the moment when his head will be cut off
being the end; life is really over but he is still waiting without moving for
his destiny to arrive.
work forms part of the Series "Gods will or the madness of man" where
the brutality of mankind is shown. The image refers to the times when the
Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant existed and the DAESH soldiers executed
the prisoners live streaming to the world to show their power.
terrifying moment to be seen as if it were a movie, everything perfectly
staged, perfectly assembled. The body is static totally surrendered to its
fate, creating a terrible tension with a strange sense of terror/beauty. Powerful
and haunting image, ritual so brutal that it has stayed in my mind and, can
imagine, of all who saw it too.
of brutality that should never have existed, but the human being moved by
extreme passions and religions goes on repeating cyclically through years and
centuries, with different staging, as something that it will never end.