Voila, the third and last piece of my series Getrapt, called Fragile. This piece visualizes the religious role of a staircase. Just think about the endless steps leading up to temples and churches, or the steps in front of an altar, elevating the ‘sacred’.
I guess elevation summarizes what I wanted to express with these stairs: the airy and fragile stairs, leading to the sky. A kind of porcelain stairways to heaven, full of hope and beauty. But then there is also the other side of religion: the bloody history and the many sacrifices religion can claim, even today.
Fragile is the third piece of my series ‘Getrapt‘. Starting from the staircase as architectural element, I interpreted 4 different roles of a staircase (functional, religious, aesthetic and as status symbol), using the same white porcelain staircase.