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Ira Konyikhova | A Conquest

Ira Konyikhova | A Conquest

A lunch in nature, a lonely dancer and a story of the conquest of canary islands, a phantasmagoric text inspired by mail by Giovanni Boccaccio written after a first Portuguese-Italian expedition to the islands. Two layers - visual and vocal one are intertwining involuntary and raising a questions of what is said and what was factored out. 
The colonialistic past of canary islands transposed to holiday and relax resort-situation of the present day. The imperialistic colonialism presented here not in militarism and propaganda, but in a silent vanitas-like picnic attending by three young women. The past, the presence and the invented are here not the fixed categories, but interacting entities, which transferring one into another. 

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