The Wandering Rage

Taha Hamed had painted the series of “Pierre Riviere” one year after he read a book about Pierre biography by Michel Foucault. The story is about twenty-five Pierre Riviere in 1835, lived in a village in France, who murdered his pregnant mother, his tiny younger brother and his teenager sister with a sickle, violently horrifically. One month after he had being arrested, he confessed at the court about the reasons of this aggressive violent action. This story reflects the mutual effect of parents and society on children which may cause them mental diseases and diagnosis disorder to force them to commit violence against others.

The problem of contrast and violence and its relation with human mentality, as his power of perception and decision-making, is a concrete matter in our present life because of many violence caused by mental disorders we would encounter nowadays. Based on collective coexistence, the human being is able to perceive and identify the most complicated desires and perceptions at his unconsciousness, even if he did not commit a violence against another person. According to this human power, Taha Hamed as a concerned searcher author, considered the concept of violence, its origins and aspects at human contemporary society in his works. He attempted to analyze this matter artistically and subjectively. Referring to the human multi-layer mentality and its non-fixed form, Taha Hamed has reached to a deep perception of this matter and tried to defamiliarize the story theme of violence, intelligently. That’s why he has selected an aesthetic view away from non-objectivity and storytelling. Using the multiple techniques, artistic expressive acts, active configuration, he has presented his visual personal analysis. Also, he has provided an opportunity for the addresses to think deeply.