Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Baikal-fest: Sculptures Of Trash
30.08.2013 00:14
Baikal-fest: Sculptures Of Trash
(Source: http://www.4man.ru/active/50468/print)

A pyramid and sculptures of trash were built on Olkhon. 


      

Weird sculptures and ten-meter high pyramid have emerged on the island. All are made from household waste, which never grows less on Baikal. Crocodile, knights and other mysterious figures – these all are the creatures of famous designer from Irkutsk, Anatoly Dmitrakov. Yet they do decorate not a park or some other public place, but a real landfill on Olkhon Island. The artist has never worked with such material before. “However, the purpose of this strange action,” Anatoly says – “is not to decorate the island, but to attract the attention of tourists and locals to the problem of pollution on Lake Baikal”. This ecological event was the beginning of festival of contemporary art called "Baikal FEST 2013". It is attended by well-known artists, designers, and volunteers. This year the organizers have decided not just to remove the trash, but to use it in creation of something extraordinary. 


Sources: http://strana.ru 


Author: Anna Dorozhkina

Tags: Olkhon     

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
Rescuers  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  economic crisis  projects  Festivals in Moscow  Mikhail Bulgakov  Multimedia  Russian scientists  Ballet Dancers  Enter  Nuclear Submarines   Exhibitions in Moscow  Fabio Capello  St. Petersburg  FIFA world cup 2018 tickets  Omsk  Russian National Parks  Russian Avant-Garde  privatisation  Stay Home Online Events  Russian tourism  Russian science  the Museum of the World Ocean  Russian Orthodox Church  Innovations  History Exhibitions  Russian economy  Arkhangelsk  Old Samara  Nikolai Karamzin  Russian business  Universiade  35 mm  suitcase  Russian airlines  Russian culture  Regional Cuisines  Science Awards  Maria Yakunchikova  Novodevichy Convent   All Events  Russian Cinema  Moscow  Russian theatre  Archeopark  Crimea  Pavel Cherenkov  Cruiser Aurora  Moscow events  Chinghiz Aitmatov 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites