Bear up by Kengwu Yerlikaya
Limited Print Of 5, Signed.Installation. Conceptual art.
“Bear up”, 2019
Original Work: ready-made object installation
Limited Print : A2 ink print, unframed.
When Patrick’s mother passed away, he got back to work after the second day of bereavement leave(which he get two weeks)
Working as a psychiatric nurse, he told me: My patient needs me, I got no time to grieve. Bearing up all the other’s emotional tax, I looked at his sorrowful eyes, wandering, how about himself? Where did his issue go? Being a middle-aged gay man; single; having no children; not able to come out at the workplace…
You can also see Yerlikaya's artworks are in A world Without End exhibition , All too Human and The Zone