A new layer of the WALL project in the framework of the III Biennale of Street Art will appear on the territory of the Contemporary Art Center Winzavod from July 30 to August 19.
Work Concentration by Vladimir Abih emphasizes the place of a person in the information space with the help of augmented reality. When you point the smartphone’s camera at the "Concentration" word the gadget screen starts to fill up with digital garbage, which we face every day: the viewer plunges into the game in order to wave away pop-up windows of the messengers, hearings about calls and letters, memes and ad. The artist's work is located in the virtual and physical plane at the same time, acting as a metaphor of attention deficit disorder.
More about the artist
Vladimir Abich was born in 1987 in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Educated in the field of contemporary art (PRO ARTE Foundation) and filmmaking. Member of the main projects of the Urals Industrial Biennale, the Krasnoyarsk Biennale and Biennale of Street Art "Artmossfera". Winner of the international competition of portraits "Portrait now!". Three-time nominee of the Kuryokhin Prize in the category "Art in Public Space". His work develops at the intersection of various media and areas: street art, intervention, installation, video.
About WALL project
The WALL (means «the wall» in Russian) project is an artistic space that gives a chance to get acquainted with the actual street artists.
The WALL project moved to Winzavod from The Red October in 2010. During the existence of this project, some of the most famous graffiti artists from Russia presented their works: Alexey Kallima, Kirill Kto, CHTAK, Pasha 183, Timofei Radya. Creative association "Artmossfera" supervised the WALL in the summer of 2016 and 2017. During this time, with the support of association, graffiti artists Ivan Nainty, Andrei Vedro and graffiti team Letme presented themselves. Now the association "Artmossfera" is engaged in the art program of the WALL on a regular basis.
About Biennale Of Street Art "Artmossfera":
"Artmossfera" is an independent creative association, an agent of support and development of street art in Russia, creator and organizer of the Biennale of Street Art of the same name (2014/2016), the only international festival in Russia devoted entirely to street art. The main project of the II Biennale of street art "Invisible wall" was held in the Moscow Manezh in September 2016 and entered the top three of the category "Exhibition of the Year" award from The Art Newspaper Russia. In June 2017, the association was nominated for the Moscow Urban Forum award in the category "Urban Design". Main aim of the association is to create platforms for the local street art community, to generalize new names and change urban spaces. "Artmossfera" implements themselves in a number of production projects and exhibition projects and in graffiti-jams, public art programs and murals.