Wood Weapon

Video Artist: Sever-7
Country: Year: Duration: 7 min 54 sec


This video is from the Teleshop series. Wood Weapon video is a parody of the Shopping channel. But the artists advertise warm wooden weapons that are not made to kill. The performance was created with the participation of Alexander Tsikarishvili, Nestor Engelke and Pyotr Dyakov, Anna Andrzhievskaya, the artists from Sever-7 group. Video camera and montage by Nadya Gorohova.


"Sever-7" is a group of young St. Petersburg artists, graduates of the leading art universities of St.Petersburg: the Academy of Arts, Stieglitz State Academy, Roerich Art School, PRO ARTE Young Artists School. The group was formed in 2013 on the idea of creating a base for research and experiments in art as a contrast to existing institutional practices. The team is constantly filled in with new performers and artists depending for the projects, but all art-projects are united by a common style, ideas and attitude to art.

Group members include artists:Alexander Tsikarishvili, Anna Andrzhievskaya, Ilya Grishaev, Leonid Tshe, Oleg Hmelev, Nestor Engelke, Pyotr Dyakov, Asya Marakulina, Semyon Platonov, Alyona Tereshko.