Dictators

2007/2013
Hand-made ceramic cups, names of infamous dictators in history.

A selection of evil men in history. History is based on a narrative, on language and interpretation. Not all brutal politicians were dictators, not all mass-murderers bureaucratic politicians and their crimes were variedly devilish. Contrasting the homely object of a personalised and private cup with evil produces an uncanny sensation, das Unheimliche (’uncanny’).

Photos: Mathias Zuppinger