This work is part of the series "The Theatre of Shame" by Trygve Skogrand, a series of collages of figures created from digitally de-constructed self-portraits of the artist, inhabiting symbolic surroundings. The subject of the series is shame. Taking as a starting point Skogrand's personal experience of shame as a Christian homosexual, the artworks explores the hidden shame of society's sub-groups, that as they inherit the values of society often carries strong prejudice against them self. This artwork "The Silent Room", has as it's subject the loneliness of shame.
Trygve Skogrand (b. 1967) lives and works in Asenfjord, Norway. After originally educating as a Civil Engineer, he has been working as an artist using computers as his artistic tool since the late 1990s. Skogrand's works have been exhibited in Oslo, Trondheim, Malmö, London, Edinburgh and Berlin,...More details