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A SUN CITY OF DREAMS POINT ZERO

A SUN CITY OF DREAMS POINT ZERO
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A SUN CITY OF DREAMS POINT ZERO
Duration: 1 hour 20 minutes (no intermission)
  • 01 oct 2016, 20:30
Joint project of Tanya Arcimovich and Anton Sarokin
Minsk, Belarus

Based on the novel Minsk. A Sun City of Dreams by Artur Klinau

Premiere – November 1st, 2015

The Sun City of Dreams is a concept by Artur Klinau consisted of the same name visual poem (photo series) and the novel Minsk. A Sun City of  Dreams. It’s a story of a person, born in Soviet Minsk, who recalling the city of his childhood and youth tells us about one historical unsuccessful social experiment – the Soviet empire. The body of Minsk and its history are the main metaphor on this telling, a memory space, referring to which the hero tries to find and to remember himself in order to realize what it was and how he can imagine his life tomorrow.  But it is not only a story of a person who was traumatized by the Soviet project. Minsk. A Sun City of Dreams tells about the search of identity on a city space, and it is difficult to find yourself in a ruined city or in a place without memory.
Working with this concept and novel, thinking about utopia phenomenon in general and also focusing on memory, identity, the time (past and future) subjects Tanya Arcimovich & Anton Sarokin make some kind of revision of Klinau’s concept and try to find in this story voices and images of today’s reality – both local and global.

Text Artur Klinau, and Tanya Arcimovich, Elena Karmagnani, Internet sources (media, Wiki, blogs)
Sound Anton Sarokin
Video Tanya Arcimovich, Dzianis Dziuba, Paval Haradnicki, Arciom Lobach, youtube
Editing Tanya Arcimovich, Anton Sarokin, Dzianis Volkau
Performed by Alexandr Marchenko

Joint project of Tanya Arcimovich and Anton Sarokin

The Sun City of Dreams is a concept by Artur Klinau consisted of the same name visual poem (photo series) and the novel Minsk. A Sun City of Dreams. It’s a story of a person, born in Soviet Minsk, who recalling the city of his childhood and youth tells us about one historical unsuccessful social experiment – the Soviet empire.

Working with this concept and novel, thinking about utopia phenomenon in general and also focusing on memory, identity, the time (past and future) subjects Tanya Arcimovich & Anton Sarokin make some kind of revision of Klinau’s concept and try to find in this story voices and images of today’s reality – both local and global.

Tanya Arcimovich&Anton Sarokin
Tanya Arcimovich&Anton Sarokin

Tanya Arcimovich
Director, art critic, curator. Graduated from the Belarusian State Academy of Arts (Theatre directing and Art historian departments). Had a practical study on the Experimental Stage by Anatoly Praudin (Saint-Petersburg). AIR programs in the Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle and Akademie Schloss Solitude.

Anton Sarokin
Artist and musician. His works were presented in Minsk (Contemporary art gallery «Ў», Maxim Bahdanovich Museum, Zair Azgur Museum), Berlin (Czech Cultural Centre), Stuttgart (Akademie Schloss Solitude).

The project is realized within the framework of residency in Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle and Akademie Schloss Solitude as a part of the New Networks project and with the financial support of the Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation and the City of Warsaw.

http://www.dewpoint.by