Dualsymbolik I - 06 (Dual symbolism I - 06)
But the photo and video artist, who works since a few years with the cross and tries to get it back down to the ground, opens a wider horizon with the new series. Whatever the - far outside the image staying - Jesus tells, it adds itself to a signal system. Sign languages are as old as widespread: already the North American Indians understood sign languages. Not to forget the communication system of the deaf. There is something very universal in Ralf Kopp‘s photo series, something showing more than the familiar Golgotha event. One could read the hands as a sign of the continuing will to self-assert and communicate of the people of the world, who are all at some point in history already have been nailed to the cross.