Shards

Shards – is a site-specific installation that was created for the gallery Canteen XYZ in Minsk and addressed the issue of changes in factory premises` statuses and turning them into cultural spaces. The work consists of reflections on cultural economy development with opening the new institutions and authors personal history that linked directly to the place installation created for, the former canteen of Kalibr plant. Personal memories tight with allegories on economics and politics of Belarus where a lot of plants are in a state property and can`t modernize its production lines that makes them unable to compete with the foreign companies. This leads to the compulsory measures, to the renting in which case new cultural spaces can be seen like kind of diagnosis, an evidence of economical stagnation.

 

Installation Shards is forth and the last work in the Crystal series.