East hare is an allegory of the war in Ukraine. The white hare represents the country invaded by Russia.
The hare, a much hunted, but actually peace-loving animal. Its facial expression reflects the surprise of the incomprehensible invasion and all the atrocities committed in the process. The color white represents the desire for peace.
Material: wood, straw, rabbit wire, clay and silicate paint.
Born in Kyllburg in 1973, raised in the USA, lives under various cover identities all over the world.
Nothing is known about Dörte Mümmelmann’s true identity except for her place of birth. According to her own statements, she works full-time as a secret agent. On the side she attends adult education courses in “Painting in the Bob Ross® Technique”. As a secret agent she operates worldwide together with different secret service organizations. In the process, she has already succeeded in a number of coups that have become famous:
- In 2012, on the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne, she foiled a large-scale heist. An international gang of unscrupulous gangsters was targeting the Queen. The gang wanted to rob her, on her feast day of all days, of her favorite food: a limited edition of Scottish smoked herring.
- In 2019, she managed the spectacular rescue of the Congolese foreign minister from several days of captivity in a stuck elevator.
- In 2020, during a mission in Inner Mongolia, she was kidnapped by a mafia horsemen horde. She managed to escape by means of a key made of hair, skin scales, her own urine and ashes.
For Dörte Mümmelmann, art is just a hobby and a relaxing balance to her stressful professional life. She does not know in advance what the final outcome of her art will be and hopes for many “Happy Little Accidents®”. She is exhibiting a work of art created by her for the first time at the art route.