Wouter Lancée

Department: Man and Communication

Visual Confession

Visual Confession deals with sins, penance and forgiveness. Wouter Lancée has had his sins tattooed on his back without using any ink. The boy he used to bully, the arrogance he displayed, the intimacies he forced on people, his escape into drug use: they are all painfully engraved on his back. The healing process offers some relief, not just in a physical sense, but mentally as well. Slowly the scarlet confessions etched onto his skin are dying down. Lancée: “By doing this I have visualised the process involved in acceptance, the pain of acceptance, and the forgiveness that follows.”


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