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KOLLEKTIVNYE DEYSTVIYA (COLLECTIVE ACTIONS). THE DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL THE ACTIONS, Photo and Video

JOURNEYS TO THE COUNTRYSIDE. VOLUME NINE

STEND-GAZETA. Photo of the performance by Collective Actions (KD)

102. STEND-GAZETA

Two boards were hung in trees at the edge of a field, one facing the other (approximately 600 meters distance apart). On the first board (100x100cm) was placed “The scheme of the viewers location on Kiovogorskoe field”; this noted all performances which had already taken place on the field and also noted the current performance -“The wall newspaper”.

On the second board (colored black, 160x115 cm) and under the white-letter inscription: “The wall newspaper of Kiovogorskoe field #102”, were placed pages with the following materials (this board was hung in the same area, where the 1977 action “Comedy” took place):

  1. Map of the outskirts of Kiovogorskoe field together with Institute of Agriculture named after Williams, scale 1cm=250m (31х28,3 см).
  2. Copy of “Swift and Co” essay from volume 38 of The Big Soviet Encyclopedia, second edition. 1955 (37,5х29 см plate).
  3. “The Cinchona tree” – illustration to the “The Cinchona tree” essay from volume 46 of The Big Soviet Encyclopedia (Fusa-Tzuruga), second edition. 1957 (40х28 см plate).
  4. The description text of “Comedy” CA performance, 1977 (36,7х30 см plate).
  5. “Felling trees with a chainsaw” – illustration to the “The chainsaw” essay from volume 46 of The Big Soviet Encyclopedia (30х19,5 см plate).
  6. Portrait of Joliot-Curie from essay “Joliot-Curie” (French physicist) from volume 16 of The Big Soviet Encyclopedia, 1952 (11,7х9 см plate).
  7. “Raising virgin soil in a sovhoz “Ishimsky” (tractor in the fields)”, – illustration to the “North Kazahstan region” essay from volume 38 of The Big Soviet Encyclopedia (10,5х10 см plate).
  8. Fragment from the novel by G.Martinov “Guest from chasm” (1951-1961) (38,3 х 20,5 см plate).
  9. Portrait of academic N. V.Tzitzin (soviet botanist and selectionist) from essay “Tzitzin” from volume 46 of The Big Soviet Encyclopedia, (7,7 х 9,5 см plate).
  10. “Ploughing virgin soil. Ubinsky district of Novosibirsky region” (tractor in the fields)”, – illustration to the “Siberia” essay from volume 38 of The Big Soviet Encyclopedia (11,5х10 см plate).
  11. “Khanty-hunter” - – illustration to the “Khanty” essay from volume 46 of The Big Soviet Encyclopedia (30х21 см plate).

The boards were left in the field.

Moscow region, Kiovogorskoe field

October 7th 2004

STEND-GAZETA. Photo 1
STEND-GAZETA. Photo 2
STEND-GAZETA. Photo 3
STEND-GAZETA. Photo 4
STEND-GAZETA. Photo 5
STEND-GAZETA. Photo 6
STEND-GAZETA. Photo 7
STEND-GAZETA. Photo 8
STEND-GAZETA. Photo 9