First Station - Jesus is condemned to death.

As soon as it was morning, the chief priests, with the elders and scribes, and the whole council, held a consultation; and they bound Jesus and led him away and delivered him to Pilate. And they all condemned him and said, “He deserves to die.” When Pilate heard these words, he brought Jesus out and sat down on the judgment seat at a place called the Pavement, but in the Hebrew, Gabbatha. Then he handed Jesus over to them to be crucified.

Jesus is condemned to death—Kirsten Anderson, conté crayon on paper
It's so easy to identify with the victim—the sadness of an innocent person wrongly accused and wrongly condemned. It's so easy to feel tiny and powerless. It's much harder to look at our shadow side, the possibility that we (as individuals and a society) at times might have more in common with the oppressors rather than the oppressed, the accusers more than the accused. So, that is what I wanted to do—explore the shadow.

First Station - Jesus is condemned to death.