Pure Life

Kollegienkirche, Salzburg 2018

The men in the picture were sketched by Oskar Stocker on their way to Europe. Out of more than a hundred sketches, six paintings resulted in the studio, each two meters by two meters in size, painted with pigment, gum Arabic, and water from Nigeria.

Access to clean water is a human right. The exodus continues.

“Men bound for sheer life, on behalf of all. As the strongest, what is collected is for them. Their families stay behind – with hope for the future.”
Christian Wallisch-Breitsching