Trust in the Time of Sickness
This work is part of the series "The Winter of Face Masks" by the artist Trygve Skogrand. The series is inspired by the Corona pandemic, where classic masterpieces from European history is used as symbols of the vulnerability of culture, humanity and even civilisation itself. Each work in the series represents one aspect of life under a pandemic. The subject of this work, "Trust in the Time of Sickness" is the vulnerability and importance of trust and community when society is affected by fear.
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, and been published as several art books.