Polyphonic Murders

a holographic Biography of Trauma

Polyphonic Murders

a holographic Biography of Trauma

Introduction

Violence among humans has existed since the beginning of time. From personal dispute to group conflicts and wars, violence has gained its place in every part of the history of humanity. A story can be told as a tale, a song, a poem or a painting but the perception of violence is different when facing a human body that suffered a cruel death. Skeletons bearing fatal injuries serve as hard evidence of violent acts, as archives, as numbers in a database, as actors of an untold story.
The Polyphonic Murders (PM) project aims to use state of the art forensic methodology to reconstruct the circumstances of fatal events as evidenced on archaeological skeletal remains from different periods and to aestheticize their meaning through painting, drawing and 3D holography.

 
 

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