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Destroying factories, orange migrants

Print
2012 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

This print is one of a suite from The Wings of Migrants, a multi-disciplinary collaboration incorporating dance, video, installation, drawings and prints. The project addresses the plight of a marginalised group in contemporary Russia, migrant workers form former Soviet Central Asia. In this scene construction workers in orange high visibility jackets raise a heroic monument to the migrant worker.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Monoprint
Brief Description
‘Gluklya’ (Natalya Pershina-Yakimanskaya)

Destroying factories, orange migrants

2012

Monoprint
Physical Description
Rectangular image (landscape format) printed in black, orange and blue: a group of figures wearing orange jackets or tabards strike dance-like poses next to a monumental sclupture of a human figure seen in silhouette against an industrial background.
Dimensions
  • Height: 78.8cm
  • Width: 53.9cm
Content description
A group of figures wearing orange jackets or tabards strike dance-like poses next to a monumental sclupture of a human figure seen in silhouette against an industrial background.
Production typeUnique
Gallery Label
These prints are from The Wings of Migrants, a collaborative project incorporating dance, video, installation, drawings and prints. The project addresses the plight of Russia’s marginalised and exploited migrant workers from former Soviet Central Asia. In the scene on the left, construction workers in orange high visibility jackets demolish the factories of the old Soviet military-industrial complex. On the right they raise a heroic monument to the migrant worker.(22/10/2016)
Credit line
Given by the artist
Subjects depicted
Summary
This print is one of a suite from The Wings of Migrants, a multi-disciplinary collaboration incorporating dance, video, installation, drawings and prints. The project addresses the plight of a marginalised group in contemporary Russia, migrant workers form former Soviet Central Asia. In this scene construction workers in orange high visibility jackets raise a heroic monument to the migrant worker.
Collection
Accession Number
E.452-2015

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record createdJuly 2, 2015
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