This is part of a conceptual project I did during my artist residency in Paris.
The starting point for this series of works was the protests that erupted at the end of June due to police violence in France. During these protests, 17-year-old Nahel Merzouk was shot by a police officer during a check. The subsequent protests are reminiscent of the unrest during the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States. Nahel had Algerian-Moroccan roots, so he belonged to a group that, in connection to a long colonial history, experiences discrimination in France. Nahel‘s murder is believed to have had a racist motive on the part of the police.