ANN-SOFÌ SIDÉN | Codex 1993 – 2005

Installation of 11 photographs and 11 textplates, printed on b/w fiber photo paper, plus video-projection

History is the shelf inside all of us. Judicial records make people visible in remote spots of history. By transcending the law these people exist. I have chosen to pay attention to eleven women because of the fact that their fates would presumably never have been represented anywhere else than in the confrontation with the law. But history, as well as human beings, are carriers of both thruths and lies. One of the court cases in CODEX is totally fictitious and the punishment has been given an additional name…“ Ann-Sofi Sidén