Committing a Shameful Crime, 2017
Oil, acrylic and wall paint on cardboard
Following series is based on author's personal depressing memory which tried to imagine person's state of mind in certain death situation, and how the loss of her would affect her soulmate in a spiritual level. The main focus of these paintings is related with the subject of someone's final goodbye letter. It is described as a metaphor for committing crime, serving time (in prison) and waiting on death row. Author mourns the loss of her whole self and through this process, she understands that there will always remain a compassionate feeling in the last goodbye that comes with death.
Other works from the series:
Helena Lepik. Disturbing the Silence of the Sirens. 2017. 122x194 cm. Oil, acrylic and wall paint on cardboard
Helena Lepik. Falling into a Coma. 2017. 122x194 cm. Oil, acrylic and wall paint on cardboard
Helena Lepik. Getting Rid of the Eternal Innocence. 2017. 143x122 cm. Oil, acrylic and wall paint on cardboard
Helena Lepik. Being Trapped in Front of the Unavoidable Death. 2017. 122x204 cm. Oil, acrylic and wall paint on cardboard