“Aufbrechen” (German) means to leave, to set off, to burst, to break sth.
materials: 4 sheets of black glass, sand,
piano wire, light
Four sheets of black glass, 20 x 30cm, each lying or hovering upon/above a layer of sand. Each of the for sheets is broken to pieces in a different way. The 1st sheet is whole and embedded in the sand, the following pieces are broken into pieces, gradually becoming smaller and more chaotic while 'lifting' more and more from the ground.