Holy Land, HD Video, 5 min

HOLY LAND revolves around a replica of the ‘Holy Land’ erected in the 1950’s in the USA from plywood, wire mesh and stone, of which only the officially inaccessible, overgrown remnants remain today. Once conceived of as a Christian theme park, the place has been abandoned since its closing in 1984. HOLY LAND stages fragments of the perception by combining Bechtle’s video recordings with animated historical post cards and extracts from current weblog comments.