Two essences of a Russian house collide: snow outside and furnace inside. Making snowballs in a hot house is an allegory of temporal and eternal duality of these extremes.
Additional details: This video is part of the Cyberfest 08 videoprogram UNIVERSE IN YOUR POCKET screened in Made in NY Media Center by IFP 2015.
Yury Vassiliev is a Kaliningrad-based artist. He was born in 1950 in Kingisepp (Leningrad Oblast). His artistic activity involves video, installations, performance and other forms of contemporary art. Since 2000 he has been working on the Russian Red project, which was exhibited more than 50 times at festivals and exhibitions in Russia and abroad. These events include the Human Project (special project of 1st Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art), Davai, Davai exhibition of Russian contemporary art shown in Postfuramt, Berlin and in MAK, Vienna, and ARS 06 international exhibition at Kiasma museum in Helsinki, where his video installation named Our Father was presented.