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Solmaz Farhang, 2012 (c)

Phoenix

“Phoenix” was a performance held on 21 July 2012 in Grau Kllktv Gallery in Brno. The audience was invited to watch the burning of a tower created of matches and a paper-made phoenix. In the beginning, people observed from a safe distance but slowly came closer to find their faces in a mirror among the remaining ashes. In this performance the artist tried to raise questions about the positions we take on political situations: being the reborn Phoenix arising from the ashes of its predecessor or standing behind, getting buried in the ashes.

 

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Phoenix
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Date
November 19, 2012