UA-178267240-1
2022
Berlin

Хоровод (Khorovod)


Tulle, Cotton threads, Metal Stripes

H.290 x W.45 cm


We exist in a system of social measurements that constantly requires our minds and bodies to perform. As a result, there is a general feeling of anxiety and exhaustion. Time in such conditions thickens, becomes unbearable and unbreathable. It is pushed as a heavy burden, simultaneously operating as a mode of exchange.
Хоровод is a site-specific installation that questions our perception of time, and suggests a more abstract way of understanding and experiencing it.


The word Хоровод (from Ukrainian Khorovod or Horovod) reffering to an ancient East Slavic art form. A combination of a circle dance and chorus singing. The circle dance symbolises moving around the sun, it was a pagan rite that associated with the celebration of summer—bathing cycle of dances.



2022
Berlin

Хоровод (Khorovod)
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