1983, October, 21
Location: Enclosed yard in front of S.Sohransky and I.Makarevitch stidio in the centre of Moscow.
Duration: an hour
Material: Man and woman, a curtained window, a slide, a slideprojector.
Audiotape: noise of voices, silence.
Illumination: Projection of artistists’ images or light from window/
Abalakova’s and Zhigalov’s portraits are projected on the window curtain, artists are standing in the yard in front of the window looking at their images a crowd behind them. A chorus of voices is heard from the window (2 min.) then silence. The work ends when double image is getting disperced, light becomes dim fade, voices unheard.
Text of leaflets:
Natalia Abalakova and Anatoly Zhigalov.
How many goodly creatures are there here!
How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world,
That has such people in’t!
Shakespear, “The Tempest”, V,I
1983, October, 15