He enters a world of phosphorus fires and magnesium flares
, of amputees and grey-faced wounded; the novel has more in common with Erich Maria Remarque for the lyrical intensity with which its young lives and those final weeks of war are described.
Documented by way of photographs and maps, Polarities, 1972, involved the artist re-creating his daughter's first and his father's last drawings writ large across the ground in red magnesium flares
. This piece added a sense of poignancy and depth to the say-what-you-see logic of Photoconceptualism, which his oeuvre at first glance invokes.