Surrender comprises of two artworks, originally available as low edition multiples, La Main (The Hand) and Le Chapelet (The Rosary) both commissioned for an exhibition of the SURRENDER curated by Rafael von Uslar in Brussels.
Surrender / The Hand, 2001
Mold-casted White-chocolate in velvet-lined boxes (antique boxes Belgian monarchy shown)
Surrender / The Rosary, 2001
Mold-casted Licorice candy, gold thread and wood crucifix
On the "Private Colonialism" of the Belgian Crown (King Leopold II) see:
Notable text on the topic "King Leopold's Ghost by Adam Hochschild (1998)"