Works    Information

Year: 2023
Dimensions: 700 x 500 mm
Technique: Archival inkjet print

Images from places where many people faiths have ended through horrific and tragic events. Some through human interaction during wars or other criminal acts. Some through natural phenomena’s causing illness, droughts, or disastrous seismological effects by tectonic plate’s movement.

Images of the sky right above the place of the event with Google Street View.

The Heaven Above Eastern Avenue
Place: Grays, Essex, United Kingdom.
Date: 23 October 2019.
Event: 39 Vietnamese people suffocated in the back of a truck.
Number of deaths: 39.

The Heaven Above Hiroshima
Place: Hiroshima, Japan.
Date: 6 August 1945.
Event: Atomic bomb.
Number of deaths: 80.000.

The Heaven Above Mount Sinjar
Place: Sinjar District, Iraq.
Date: August 2014.
Event: Ethnic cleansing of Yazidis by the ISIS.
Number of deaths: 2.000 – 5.000.

The Heaven Above the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice
Place: Glengormley, Northern Ireland.
Date: 1983 –
Event: Terminal illness.
Number of deaths: approximately 4.000 per year.

The Heaven Above Port-Au-Prince
Place: Port-au-Price, Haiti.
Date: 1 December 2010.
Event: Earth Quake.
Number of deaths: 100.000 – 316.000.

The Heaven Above Tangshan
Place: Tangshan, Hebei, China.
Date: 28 July 1976.
Event: Earthquake.
Number of deaths: Approximately 300.000.

The Heaven Above Tigray
Place: Tigray, Ethiopia.
Date: 2020 – 2022
Event: War and famine.
Number of deaths: Approximately 600.000.

The Heaven Above Treblinka
Place: Treblinka, Poland.
Date: 23 July 1942 – 19 October 1943.
Event: Nazi extermination camp.
Number of deaths: Approximately 900.000.

The Heaven Above Phuket
Place: Phuket Island, Thailand.
Date: 26 December 2004.
Event: Earthquake causing Tsunami.
Number of deaths: 227.898.