Thomas Hirschhorn explains us the meaning of his Ur-Collages: collage as a resistance technique.
I live in this complex, chaotic, cruel, beautiful and wonderful world. I want to be happy in it and I want my work to reflect that. The «Ur-Collage» is a basis for this. I affirm the world in which I live and I want to affirm also the negative side of this world. I affirm the world in which negativity is also shown and in which the hard core of reality, of negativity is not bracketed off. I want to show also this hard core.”