A time, lost forever
of eight tablecloths carrying text and embroidery as part of an
exhibition on the First World War. Organized by the Cultural Office and
the City Archives, held at the clubhouse of a Shanty-choir.
Female and male forms of experience, front and home front, are
interlinked here. Along embroidered lines, depicting the trenches of
different battle zones, quotes from letters and diaries of women from the time of the Great War are written in the damask fabrics.The tablecloths are thematically structured: Beginning of the war - Enthusiasm - Despair - Relationship - Shortage - Rebellion - Injury - Death
8 table cloths, various formats, Tsingtau-Keller, Esslingen/Neckar, 2017