ARCHITECTURE OF DANCE

PrizeHonorable Mention in Installation Art
CompanyLLC «Khramov’s architect bureau»
ArtistDmitrii Khramov
CategoryProfessional

The allegorical image is devoted to Marius Petipa and represents him as «the architect» of the unique choreography which has become the symbol of Russian ballet. Seven abstract figures are standing motionless in a ballet step and a viewer brings the dance composition into life by moving around it. Each one is perceived from a certain perspective, when the three curved lines, like three glossy flowing ribbons are placed one over another. The sculptural composition is located in a square near the Opera House in the open space of a peculiar green «hall» in order to allow perspective vision from