S Mark Gubb is a Cardiff based artist. He works across a range of media, incorporating sculpture, video, sound, installation and performance. His work has been shown internationally, in both group and solo shows including Tuner Contemporary (Margate), Ceri Hand Gallery (Liverpool), Matthew Bown Gallery (Berlin) and PS1 MoMA (NYC).
Eighteen year old Peter Fechter, a citizen of the GDR was shot and killed whilst attempting to escape over the Berlin wall in 1962. This film is a recording of a one off re-enactment of this event, the brutal ending of a young life by totalitarian forces, provoking discussion on international human rights and the fight to hold those in power accountable for their actions.
Part of The Collection’s “Freedom Lies” exhibit which continues after the festival until 14th February 2016.
Due to the sensitive nature of the material included in this piece, parental discretion is advised.View Website