Historical pictures of the contemporary ruins

Drawings (transfer print, graphite on paper), 2019

Exhibition view: Tale of Novorossiya, Arsenal Gallery, Poznan, Poland. Photo:Tomasz Pawłowski

The romantic pictures with ruins are the famous images telling us about the entropy, revenge of nature over culture. But ruins on this images are made by culture itself, the culture that is constantly producing ruins. In the series of drawings of Nakonechna, as in the romantic pictures, the ruins are placed in a centre, not removed from the field of view as important artefacts. This ruins are not a remnants evidencing past epochs, establishing the cultural bond of the past with nowadays, but of contemporary state of cultural dominance over the nature. This certain ruins are unknown formations which detected in the center of history of Ukraine.

Історичні картини сучасних руїн

Рисунки (переносний друк, графіт на папері), 2019

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