УПРЯМСТВО И УПОРСТВО

Анна Франц
из серии «Система координат»
Инсталляция, 2023

Arduino C, Python; Raspberry Pi 3, Arduino контроллеры; мини проекторы, медиаплеер, светодиодная лента; пластиковый камень, подиум
Инженеры: Филип Аветисов, Денис Андреев, Евгений Овсянников, Дмитрий Широков
Видео инжненер: Александр Бочков
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OBSTINACY AND PERSISTENCE

Anna Frants
from series “Coordinate system”
Installation, 2023

Arduino C, Python; Raspberry Pi 3, Arduino controllers; micro projectors, media players, LED strip; artificial plastic rock, podium

Engineers: Philipp Avetisov, Denis Andreev, Eugene Ovsyannikov, Dmitry Shirokov
Video engineer: Alexander Bochkov
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CYBERART AS A REMINDER OF DEATH

The ninth “Cyberfest” at the Hermitage bids farewell to analog culture. At the festival, pianos are chopped with axes, shattered cathode-ray tubes are displayed, and there is a longing for a non-digital era. However, since last year, only a fraction of “Cyberfest,” conceived by Saint Petersburg natives Anna Frants and Marina Koldobskaya, can be seen at the Hermitage. In 2014, the main venue moved to Berlin, and this year to Bogota. Nevertheless, there’s still plenty to impress in Saint Petersburg.

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THE LAST APOLOGY OF THE ENLIGHTENMENT ERA

The unfashionable house, reflecting a romantic Edwardian style, located at 2 East 63rd Street in New York, stands in a highly respectable location, just a block and a half from Fifth Avenue and Central Park. But its prestigious geography is not the only notable aspect. The 1921 mansion, distinct from its contemporaries for its expansive width of nearly forty meters, was designed by architect Friedrich Sterner. Unlike neighboring buildings built vertically due to the extraordinary cost of land, Sterner’s design sprawls horizontally. Its three visible stories from the street, with a fourth only visible from the rear, defy local standards with a spacious inner courtyard featuring a fountain, surrounded by rooms on the first floor.

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