Marc Erwin Babej

ancient egyptian and modern warriors and deities
“Hard Power,” Yesterday – Tomorrow series, 2017, archival digital pigment print

The photography-based work of Marc Erwin Babej (Germany and USA, b. 1970) inquires into the interplay of ideology, rhetoric and aesthetics in the manufacture of political and societal narratives ( The work is rooted in rigorous research and informed by scholarly collaboration.

I am honored and excited to be among the scholars he is consulting for his new project drawing upon ancient Assyrian art!