original title: BIRMINGEMSKIJ ORNAMENT
2011, Russia, 68 min, DCP, Color, Russian
FESTIVALS & AWARDS
Alexander Leiderman, Stas Podlipskiy, Tzagan Mukabenova, Vyacheslav Tyrin, Grigory Kofman
Cinematographer : Dmitry Danilov, Aliona van der Horst, Grigory Manyuk, Natalia Morris, Alexander Mozhevanov, Alexander Shumulin, Ruslan Vitukhin
Producers : Gleb Aleinikov
Overall, the idea is to make ethnicities, politics, races, nations – to make all of them turn into non-existent objects…
…akin to ovals, boxes, blobs, wardrobes!
You might think he’s really “someone”, really a “representative of the people”, but really just a representative of skirting boards, of coffee rings, nothing more.
Overall, political invectives that should be perceived solely as poetic invectives.
Overall, spreading geopolitics across geology and poetics.
Like a question-Eskimo, dancing and waving his ribbons in the air, turns and changes on a pillar, becomes a question-Holocaust.
In fact, “geopoetics” is a kind of a Holocaust seen as a choir, as an ensemblement, as an Eskimo.