From December 21, 2010 to January 22, 2011

Espace Kettaneh Kunigk, Gefinor, Hamra, Beirut, Lebanon

All the trees in this exhibition are speaking to us in different ways; shouldn’t we listen to them? A small breeze, a lengthy shiver, an olive giggling sound different; yet all speak to us. The Wind also shouts; Mare Nostrum, our mother sea, the Mediterranean usually so predictable, tries sometimes to make itself heard. The cry is louder as the wound is deeper. Contorted, slanted, foaming at the mouth, this Sea is barely recognizable when it speaks. As a matter of proof, I’ve sometime kept easily recognizable elements of the coastline visible. …And as I was watching these images, it became apparent to me; the wind is the strongest. Whatever I may want to say, whatever the imprint one would want to impose, the wind will always be the strongest. It is like Blowing in the Wind.


Christian Carle Catafago