|Angry Sandwichpeople, 2005|
|Soundtrack and poem|
|Publication on project|
a video project by Chto Delat
realised by Tsaplya [Olga Egorova], Nikolay Oleinikov, Dmitry Vilensky
Text: Bertolt Brecht
This slideshow and audio piece emerged from an inner group discussion on how it might be possible to make an artistic statement in memory of the centennial anniversary of the first Russian revolution of 1905.
In 2004, we (i.e. the workgroup Chto delat/What is to be done?) carried an extensive artistic study of the contemporary urban environment of a working class neighborhood in Petersburg.
As the center of the worker's uprising in 1905, this neighborhood later also became the site for one of the most ambitious and comprehensive constructivist projects in building a new, socialist Leningrad.
A year later, we decided to return to this neighborhood to carry out an action and to shoot a video that might be capable of expressing our relationship to the history of this place. Below you can find a YouTube version of the results.