Kyiv . Ya Gallery Art Center
11.01.2012 – 06.02.2012
Dualism is characteristic of our nature. It permeates all the existence. All our life is divided into material and spiritual, exterior and interior, high and low, naturalistic and symbolic, conscious and unconscious, literal and figurative. These two directives exist in every individual, every personality, sometimes intertwining with each other, almost creating one whole, sometimes heading in parallel along the life track and, it seems, can connect only somewhere far. But they never exist without one another.
Two is a project that combines different at a first glance directions in art. On one hand, there is reflection on the surrounding natural environment, analysis of landscape rhythms, their gradual transformation into two general concepts in the perception of the surrounding, height and length. The module net of our perception of the physical world is built on them. On the other hand, it is the search for the inner meaning in itself by the means of a dialogue of a common object, transformed into a sign, reduced to an abstract concept, and the spiritual essence it contains. Display of research stages, its qualities and capabilities. These two equal parts of the project take up entirely symmetric spaces in the exposition. It is thanks to the balance of the exterior form and inner content that we can develop a not one-sided view of the world.
Oleg Gryshchenko 2012