With their work, Olli Rose and Dr. Notch refer to the Franciscans, who have a long pastoral tradition in Essen, especially in the South Eastern neighbourhood. The paintings of Olli Rose very often are hard to understand; not this time. This Franziscus, hands folded in prayer, was painted in dark colours. His reality is splitted, all those seraphim wings shielding him, do not help. The truth is: the question why so many stay hungry remains unanswered.
Olli Rose – SAW Signs ans Wonders & Dr. Notch – The last Franziscan