Two masked figures seem to hover over the viewer. There stance mirrors the two wooden guards at the Niō gate protecting Japanese Buddhist temples. Where as the eyes play an important role in the original figures, the eyes of these guardians are covered with collages of 70ies futuristic architecture, for Engelberts a symbol of solitary and anonymous city life. Together they form a portal.
Overhead projection on golden wall
H x W
180 x 850 cm