So once the beliefs of the Aztecs and title of the installation which represents the wandering of souls through the labyrinth of life.
Marigolds - also Cempazucitls or "the flower with the 400 lives" as they are called in Aztec (Nahuatl) are symbolizing those Souls.
They are celebrating their encounter with the "Lady of the Dead" in a dance macabre, circling around her.
Welcoming their salvation, the liberation of the soul from the matter through death and thus their great awakening...
On the side of “La Catrina” Teresa and Delia. The skulls are there to remember Teresa Herrera, 45 years old and Delia Vela Vazquez, 16 years old, two women who like hundreds of migrants every year, lost their lives at the Mexican – U.S. Border.
The installation "Life is a Dream and Only in Death Do We Become Truly Awake" was part of the Mexican Day of the Dead Festival 2015 at Museum für Sepulkralkultur Kassel - Germany