Axel Hoedt - Fastnacht (2010)
“A document of the famous ‘Fastnacht Festival’, which literally translates to ‘the night before fasting’, a festival celebrated throughout Austria and Switzerland. The annual adornment of masks that are inherently frightening and grotesque stems from the aim of chasing away ‘the spirits of winter away in preparation for the coming spring and new harvest’. The carnival-like festivities stem from both Christian and Pagan traditions.”
you are at the beach. you see a large shell. you pick it up and put it to your ear to hear the ocean, but instead you hear dubstep and rave music. inside the shell are hundreds of crustaceans, dancing, raving, drinking, and shooting heroin. you put down the shell.