19.75 x 35.5 x 23.5 in
51 x 91 x 61 cm
Burned pine (no healthy tree was harvested for this sculpture).
André's work is often inspired by current events. "This head is part of a group of heads, anonymous portraits made as an homage to migrants who attempt the crossing of the Mediterranean," says André. "Sometimes I scorch the wood, which softens facial features. Migrants speak of burning their lives, their past."