For her first solo exhibition with Pilar Corrias, German artist Sabine Moritz presents a new set of paintings alongside an older series of works, which together reflect upon scenes and personal recollections of a childhood spent in East Germany around the period of the Cold War.
Moritz's work is a manifestation of memory and release. She returns repeatedly to specific scenes from her childhood that have become indelibly imprinted on her psyche. Some works are created entirely from memory, while for others she interrogates the strength of her visual recollections by studying reportage photographs, newspapers, family album snapshots, and other found images. Her paintings portray the personal and collective history of, and the passing of, a period in time.