Center of the Universe
«Glory» / Galerie Charlot 2016
Sinara-Art Gallery (Russia) 2021
A vintage pushbutton telephone serves as the gateway for the visitor to have, for a moment, the attention of the cosmos. A starry field, slowly revolving, is projected on the wall behind the telephone. When the visitor picks up the receiver they are prompted to share a personal tidbit. This causes a new star to be born and all the other heavenly bodies to circle around it, like a charmed audience. For a brief, fragile moment the new star is seated at the center of creation. But it is easily displaced by the next visitor: the centrality is ultimately an illusion.
is infinite does it matter?
Cruelty that’s casual is the most disturbing of all.
We make our own memories, ring by ring, until the day comes when we,
too, are uprooted.
element among its geometric ones.
sprinkle a bit of this or that, and you can cook up whatever
But even in darkness threads of light are visible, in paper and ink.
that produces towers like melodies in a set of musical variations.
A true hands-on experience…
instead of scaling the walls from without, doesn’t mean
you’re any less of a beast.
Payback takes on a life of its own, ceaselessly feeding upon itself.