The Fountain of Bakhchisaray

Video Artist: Maxim Svishev
Video Genre: Country: Year: Duration: 7 min 28 sec


The inspirational source for the creation of this work was the poem of the same name by A.C.  Pushkin. The work is devoted to the idea that anger, intolerance and resentment towards   other faiths and cultures could lead us to total annihilation.

Maxim Svishev

Maxim Svishiov meda artist, sculptor, curator, he was born in 1982 in Leningrad.

Maxim Svishёv is an artist from Russia, whose creative activity is related with computer graphic and animation. The works are kind of gameplay with space that turns out to be a window into a new reality created by mix of video content, volume and sound. Maxim finds his own patterns and icons and uses creative technologies to implement his ideas. His artworks were presented in different exhibition projects all over the world: New York, Blois, Torino, Sao-Paulo, Berlin, Seoul, Venice, Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Kiev and Perm. He is the winner of Sergey Kuryokhin's prize, the nominated artist for "Innovation" prize award and owns a special prize of the French Embassy - the "Innovation" award. Lives and works in St. Petersburg, Russia.