In many ways,is the original state, fractured and always splitting apart, an ideal kept alive by brute force. Russians clearly understand their centripetal fate a fate the described as the Pageant of Retreat, the history of a people who wander and lust but cannot deal with either.
This is a document about an intransigent, at once keen on employing the latest technologies of surveillance and , and yet sentimental about its relationship to a majestic if despoiled . We privately show Power at work from its sole visible aspect the dire effects on those cast out from the Motherland, literally and spiritually. We note the growing political and between the all-powerful center, and the distant, increasingly disenfranchised, edges of Russian society. The heady terror of the is now the smiley terror of a band of autocrats.
This project looks at “power” from its sole visible aspect, its dire effects on those it has cast out from the Motherland, literally and spiritually.