The Transparent Messenger Exhibition in 1993 in Plasy Monastery, near Plzen, Czech Republic, a period of the splitting apart of the Republic from Slovakia.
Formerly a Cistercian Monastery, I wanted to reflect both the period of change and the nature of the building which had been a place of prayer. I made approximately 100 pieces cut out of tin and soldered with words, prayers lamentations, warnings in Czech, Russian (their former oppressors), Polish, (my second language) and Serbo-Croat, (at that point war was raging in the Balkans due to the break up of Yugoslavia), and I felt it was appropriate to include Serbo-Croat in the texts. It is probably also worth mentioning that the Cistercian Order renounced everything except writing well.
Some examples of the words translated here into English included:
Peace/ Absence of War