KASPER HOLTEN
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RECOLLECTIONS FROM A MODERATE PHYSICAL PRESSURE
An art installation comprised of 40 clay models of the artist's own head, which have been subject to different types of violent abuse. The work is commenting on the euphemistic language applied by authorities in recent years, when violating basic human rights in order to prevent terrorist attacks etc.   The term "moderate physical pressure" was introduces by the Israeli government in the late 1980ties.
Especially after 9/11, authorities around the world have adapted the principle under different names: enhanced interrogation techniques etc. (photo: Kenneth Drabæk)