traces of compassion
Gallery Pirkko-Liisa Topelius, Helsinki, Finland, 2014
map of tears, 92 x 138 cm, digital collage, ink-jet, pastel, files from the Library of Congress USA, 2014
This work is related to the murder and expulsion of the Cherokee Indians from the land, they lived upon.
The “trail of tears” via land and water – is the path they had to go to the designated Indian territories. Many
did not survive, were killed and never really rehabilitated.