Oleg YELAGIN
Олег ЕЛАГИН
Oleg ELAGUINE
Russia, 2012  
experimental
Na dne
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На дне

 

 At the Bottom

 Au fond

 
Directed by : Oleg YELAGIN (Олег ЕЛАГИН)
 

Plot synopsis
This video installation looks like a computer screensaver. Schools of ocean fish scurry in the lighted space above the sea bottom. Gradually, however, they form Russian words, similar to obscene English phrase with a four-letter word. There’s no punctuation mark, though. You can put an exclamation mark at the end, and then the work turns into a radical statement, addressed to other artists and the audience; or you can put a question mark, and the video turns into a question about frailty and vanity.
 

Selected in the following festivals :
- International Film Festival : Pacific Meridians, Vladivostok (Russia), 2012