The Wind's Luggage

The Wind's Luggage — 2001.

Sleeping Wings:
gauze, hair.
Approx. 60 × 17 × 10 cm each.

Secrets:
100 cubes: gauze, hair.
8 cm per side each.

Installation, solo exhibition
Monographie Arts 00+4,
La Médiatine, Brussels, 2004.

Installation, exhibition
The Journeys in Between,
Solvay Library, Brussels, 2001.

Sleeping Wings are air-filled cushions encircled by locks of hair.

Secrets represents the disparate lives of refugees, each with unvoiced hopes, memories, and secrets. I would have liked to collect all the stories and names while simultaneously acknowledging the impossibility of doing this.

The material used in this work is fragile, like the refugees' condition.

Lucile Bertrand - The Wind's Luggage

Sleeping Wings

Lucile Bertrand - The Wind's Luggage

Sleeping Wings

Lucile Bertrand - The Wind's Luggage

Sleeping Wings

Lucile Bertrand - The Wind's Luggage

Secrets

Lucile Bertrand - The Wind's Luggage

Secrets

Lucile Bertrand - The Wind's Luggage

Installation, La Médiatine.

Lucile Bertrand - The Wind's Luggage

Installation, La Médiatine.

Lucile Bertrand - The Wind's Luggage

Installation, La Médiatine.