One of the Best, 2013/14

Pencil on paper. Various Sizes. (Excerpts)

A mix of biographical details, historical facts and fiction, "One of the best" explores the possible life of Johann "John" Hilty, a Liechtenstein citizen who emigrated to the US in 1927. Because of having been a member of the Communist Party for several years he was deported back to his native country in 1953. Apart from that, his story is largely unknown.