Discussion (Property) in 52nd Venice Biennial
Discussion (Property), 2007
An inoperative AK-47 assault rifle, metal, wood, 26 x 87 x 7 cm; 12 life-size drawings of recently manufactured Bulgarian assault rifles, executed by Mihaela Vlaseva and Svetozara Alexandrova, charcoal and white chalk on paper, 76 x 112 cm each; “The MP-44 (“Sturmgewehr”)”, graphite, black and white ink wash on paper, 16 x 24 cm;
2 video films on DVD, colour, sound, looped, duration: “An Interview in Bulgarian” – 1’04’’, “The Russian Embassy” – 5’43’’; 1 monitor, 1 plasma screen, 2 DVD players;
“Lactobacillus Bulgaricus,” wall drawing, acrylic, dimensions variable;
“A Cyrillic Alphabet”, vinyl lettering on wall, dimensions variable; felt-tip pens, handwritten texts.
Overall dimensions variable.
Courtesy the artist and Galleria Continua San Gimignano / Beijing / Le Moulin