Adam Sheldon – Crucifixion
Made for Anglican Church of St Peter
Great Limber – 2010 Jan.
burned toaster bread
Using his toaster, the artist burned every piece of bread before drying them out and flattening them so they were ready to be positioned in a giant frame. He then spent hours scraping the toast with a knife to create the lighter parts of the image, such as Christ’s halo, and a blow torch to create darker patches. (read more here)
Előd Izsák – Cross in Bread ( “Kenyerbe vetett kereszt” – from hungarian)
video installation – 2006
exhibited in Oradea – Transylvania/Romania
bread was made by the artist’s mother in Egerpatak – Seklerland/Transylvania/Romania
Under the bread on a TV-screen a loop video can be seen with a rotating cross graved on the bread-crumb.
The bread’s shape reminds us to the millstone. The rotation of the cross reminds us to an increasingly forgotten ancient tradition – the blessing of the bread (in the bread)