The Russian poke out for the Venice Biennale of contemporary art is titled Theatrum Orbis, which alludes to the praiseworthy atlas published in 1570 in Antwerp by Abraham Ortelius. It showed the era during the era of great geographical discoveries.
Grisha Bruskin and Sasha Pirogova force represent Russia at Venice Biennale
Semen Mikhailovsky, the Commissar of the Russian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale, spoke close by the project at a press conference in Moscow on Jan. 27. Three artists commitment each create installations on the pavilion’s two floors: Grisha Bruskin; Sasha Pirogova; and the Recycle Pile (Andrei Blokhin and Georgy Kuznetsov).
The installations created by Bruskin, whose art can be seen at MOMA in New York and the Mid-point Pompidou in Paris, is called, «A Change of Decorations.» It is a «metaphor of the new world apt,» as the artist calls it, displaying blurred borders, migration and relations in guild.
The Recycle Group, which participated in a 2015 Venice Biennale mutatis mutandis program with a separate exhibition, will make the installation, «Close off Content.»
The young video artist, Sasha Pirogova, who in 2014 be told the Innovation Prize for achievements in the field of contemporary art, will present her new video, «Inner Physics.» She mean the project, «allows for the possibility to overcome death.»
All three projects wishes be interrelated not only through their theater-oriented theme and the pavilion’s leeway, but also thanks to an audio installation, whose music is being white b derogated by composer Dmitri Kurlyandsky,» said Mikhailovsky.
Mikhailovsky said the budget for the pavilion is between $750,000 and $800,000, out of which $115,000 was accorded by the Russian Culture Ministry.