Jun 18 2012

“Up to Twelfth Generation” by Alexander Terebenin

Frants Gallery Space warmly invites you to attend the opening reception for “Up to Twelfth Generation” by Alexander Terebenin

Wednesday, June 20th

Frants Gallery Space
Rubinshteina 23 apt 39
St Petersburg, Russia

Up to Twelfth Generation

Photography of Alexander Terebenin is much like archeology, and his strolls though the city are akin to expeditions – inconspicuous; with neither fuss nor pose. The extraction is carried out openly, without gold miners’ sweat, pioneers’ vehemence or scientists’ zeal. Roaming round and about, melancholically dwelling here and now, the artist retains the time that flowed here and then.

Time is retained in things – shapes, surfaces, losses. In signs applied by people and half-obliterated by weather or adversity – or by repairs, senseless and merciless, much like weather and adversity. But also in signs applied by people and obliterated by people because they no longer think like this. Or because they do not think at all – it so happened.

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