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  • BruralOkNoInstall
    BACK Installation of BRURAL Skin of Liberty Fractured and re Structured at the Gallery of Modern Art OkNo in Chelyabinsk web design by Project 59 Inc

    Original URL path: http://www.project59.org/Brural/BruralOkNoInstall.html (2016-02-12)
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  • BruralNTopening
    BACK Opening Night for BRURAL Skin of Liberty Fractured and re Structured in Nizhny Tagi at Fine Arts Museum Contemporary Arts Building web design by Project 59 Inc

    Original URL path: http://www.project59.org/Brural/BruralNTopening.html (2016-02-12)
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  • BRURAL: Skin of Liberty, Fractured and re-Structured
    Salmanson Vladimir Seleznev Kate Stone Fyodor Telkov Ian Trask Qi You Zer Gut group New York and Nizhny Tagil two very different cities very far from each other one is a huge megalopolis and the other a small industrial city in the middle of nowhere have a peculiar connection Not many people in New York are aware that every Ural tourist guide mentions that the famous Statue of Liberty in New York is covered with copper from Nizhny Tagil s famous Demidov s mines Development of Demidov s iron and copper smelters known under the trademark Old sable led to many world famous Nizhny Tagil products Copper sheet metal from Nizhny Tagil received awards at the World Exhibitions in Paris and Birmingham and then caught the attention of the sculptor F Bartholdi who was looking for copper sheets for the outer shell of the Statue of Liberty in New York The name Skin of Liberty reflects the Statue of Liberty s copper history while Fractured re Structured refers to the current psycho geographical state of Nizhny Tagil the old industrial city in the Middle of Urals once started with the iron ore deposits in a tall mountain that no longer exists In its place there is now a deep crater filled with industrial waste The oldest metallurgical plant built in the Urals during the time of Industrialists Demidovs lost its industrial function and transformed into a museum Two industrial giants Nizhny Tagil Metallurgical Plant and Machinery UralVagonZavod have since the early 90 s after the collapse of the Soviet system been in permanent crisis and decline and are the texture of an exclusive backdrop for local artists BRURAL Skin of Liberty Fractured and re Structured brings together artists of different creative strategies styles and media who make aesthetic experiments with

    Original URL path: http://www.project59.org/Brural/BruralSLpress.html (2016-02-12)
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  • BruralSLopening
    BACK Opening Night for BRURAL Skin of Liberty Fractured and re Structured at the Brooklyn Fire Proof Temporary Storage Gallery in Bushwick web design by Project 59 Inc

    Original URL path: http://www.project59.org/Brural/BruralSLopening.html (2016-02-12)
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  • BruralSLartistsworks
    2006 The assemblage explores the aesthetic possibility and psychological meaning of reconfigured old and discarded objects KATE STONE US The Wholly Human Security of Two Earth Clotted Hands or How I Learned to Accept That Things Would Never be the Same grid of 25 prints archival inkjet print concrete installation 2012 A monument to the inevitability of change Workmen ripped up a section of sidewalk and left behind the torn up chunks of concrete Defying change and celebrating futility an attempt to recreate the past TATIANA ISTOMINA US AND ANGELINA KOTOVA RU Here and There 2 channel video installation 25 21 min 2015 An impressionistic video sketch exploring subtle visual and psychological links between two widely dissimilar urban environments New York City and Nizhny Tagil an industrial town in Russia s Ural mountains is a long distance collaboration between Istomina and Kotova in which the two artists virtually follow each other in their wanderings through their respective hometowns experiencing the unfamiliar spaces through the other person s camera lens GROUP J K P RU Work Labor Public art series photo documentation 2014 Group J K P is a collective of young anonymous street artists from Nizhny Tagil There are probably up to 10 members By their series of art objects created from found construction debris artists try to draw attention to the work of creative professionals They work and create something new that carries a positive charge causing one to think about what they do while others just smile KSENIA KOSHURNIKOVA RU Packs Collage and mixed media 2014 Ksenia Koshurnikova works with recycled materials transforming rejected and unwanted into art In her series Packs she is trying to excuse her pernicious craving for smoking collects empty packets and turns them into small art objects LISA HEIN AND ROBERT SENG US Stump wood stump chainsaw 2012 Made at the Yaddo residency where forest is dotted with tree stumps After learning that Yaddo was opened to artists after all four of the founders children died the stumps came to represent the children s shortened lives Intending to create a fountain basin it turned into a landscape of stumps or a wrecked city KENNETH PIETROBONO US Industry Extraction Displacement outdoor public installation 2015 Three advertising banners reflect the civic and social environment in the rapidly changing industrial area of Bushwick Brooklyn They call to question many kinds of labor that have and do exist there how it is valued who it benefits and who and or what is dispossessed PROJECT 59 US Mistress Of Copper Mountain 59 disassembled cartons copper leaf 2015 Two fairy tales by the famous writer from Ural region Pavel Bazhov published when Bazhov was 59 are about the Mistress of Copper Mountain who wears green dress made of thin malachite and a crown resembling the image of the Statue of Liberty Promoter of free speech and protector of natural resources Mistress of the Copper Mountain allegedly shared copper with the Statue copper flowers decorated walls of her underground palace

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  • FluxusTimeInKharkivOpening
    back FLUXUS TIME IN KHARKIV OPENING web design by Project 59 Inc back

    Original URL path: http://www.project59.org/FluxusKharkiv/FKopening.html (2016-02-12)
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  • KharkivRevolution
    the Fluxus Time show to discuss the new cultural reality after the victory of the Ukraine Revolution Two blocks away local Maidan was standing for it until the pogrom by pro Russian mobs Signs Stop the Bloodshed I want to

    Original URL path: http://www.project59.org/FluxusKharkiv/FKrevolution.html (2016-02-12)
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  • BruralSPpress
    phenomena that traumatized both cities New York and Chelyabinsk Alberto Bursztyn s installation with a rock pendulum drawing circles on sand reflects the layers of sand covering streets sidewalks and empty spaces in NYC s southern neighborhoods Scrolls with images of fallen trees by Linda Cunningham ragged as if by the wind relate to wood sculptures by Eric Pesso made from fallen during the Sandy storm tree judsoN s media installation with texts about Superstorm Sandy and Chelyabinsk Meteorite unexpectedly catches an image of the viewer including him her in the context Mixed media works made of fragments of Sandy debris by Asya Dodina Slava Polishchuk speak to the sharp shattering abstract paintings by Rebecca Norton The vydavy artist duo s video work explores the edges of communication between human beings and the ocean The video work of Jeff Kasper Sophie Cooke combines the image of raging water with the aesthetics of oceanographic science graphs marking the heights and depth of the flood Chad Stayrook s model of a siren in the shape of a lighthouse stresses the state of emergency along with fragility and often ineffectiveness of warning efforts Installation of paranormal sand dunes by Irina Danilova as they were hit by fragments of meteorite morph into hills of sand on the floor creating obstructions in the audience s way around the show as an imitation of Sandy s aftermath Artists from Chelyabinsk are dealing with impressions from the meteorite fall Spontaneous abstract works by Helena Schetinkina convey the swiftness and extemporaneity of the burst of a space object through the atmosphere Alexander Danilov s compositions are inspired by scientific diagrams describing the trajectory of the meteorite Rescued fragments of the meteorite that exploded above Chelyabinsk look different through the eyes of two photo artists Sergei Zhatkov is looking

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