research based, performative, sound, site-specific installation
six-channel sound, ready-made school blackboard, acrylic, 31 min, loop, 202 x 145 cm
The work Klassiki/ Hopscotch from the series Conversations: Hula Hoops, Elastics, Marbles and Sand has been conceived for the 7th International Contemporary Art Exhibition in Vladikavkaz, is the installation which is painted on an old school blackboard and placed on the floor. It is accompanied by a sound piece coming out of 6 speakers where children from Vladikavkaz – in their own words – are narrating / answering questions about political issues of social exclusion and inclusion, about foreigners, language, war, money, poverty, (what it is war, what it means to be a foreigner, what it means to be a rich or poor, what it means to speak a different language, what it means to be a boy or a girl?).