Political Jesus

Mixed media, used crucified Jesus without cross with display as banner

Political Jesus by Michel Winterberg IMG_5530-ee IMG_5530-ee3
Political Jesus by Michel Winterberg Diptichon
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Mixed media, used crucified Jesus without cross with 4″ display as banner, 2021.
22 x 13 x 3 cm. Each copy is unique because of the secondhand Jesus figure.

What would be the political and social attitude of Jesus today? On the 4″ display, which represents a banner, slogans, questions or personal messages appear. For example, “Fridays for Future”, “My body my choice”, “I can’t breathe”, “Mankind is still a mystery to me, “slavery still exists”, “Equal pay for equal work” or “Make love, not war”.

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Mixed Media, gebrauchter gekreuzigter Jesus ohne Kreuz mit 4“ Display als Transparent, 2021.
Jedes Exemplar ist ein Einzelstück wegen der secondhand Jesusfigur. 22 x 13 x 3 cm.

Wie wäre die politische und gesellschaftliche Einstellung von Jesus heutzutage? Auf dem 4″ Display, welches ein Transparent repräsentiert, erscheinen Parolen, Fragestellungen oder persönliche Mitteilungen. Beispielsweise wie «Fridays for Future», «My body my choice», «I can’t breathe», «Mankind is still a mystery to me», «slavery still exists», «Equal pay for equal work» oder «Make love, not war».

Exhibited at:
2021, Art Market Budapest, represented by SEED2.0 / ASF (art for a sustainable future) in cooporation with a-space gallery. Budapest, Hungary