Photo by Jeff Wiant

In the Absence of Elders, 2020 

Solution on black velvet

82 x 36 inches

 

 A modification of the South window at Chartres Cathedral into the dimensions of a doorway. Here, the colors of the stained glass and surrounding darkness are inverted to demonstrate the closure of sacred space. The title references this widespread phenomenon, along with a time of perceived lack of political leadership, leaving many to wonder whom to look to for guidance.

 © 2021 by Charity Algarme.