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Alexey Titarenko - City of Shadows (1992-94)



"The idea of City of Shadows emerged quite unexpectedly and quite naturally during the collapse of the Soviet Union in the fall of 1991. I mean that the concept itself stemmed from my impressions nourished by the everyday reality. At some point I realized that I was struggling with emptiness and that my creative impulses – initially absolutely sincere – were running the risk of contemplating upon ideas no longer valid. This happened because the Soviet people, all these human beings deprived of their individuality and turned into ‘signs’ by a criminal regime, began transforming from smiling and happy-looking ‘signs’ into wandering shadows, even though rejecting the role of a ‘sign’ could result in the loss of life.” —A. Titarenko

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