in the lobby of russian ark

* f looring, wall isolation, video screens, plaster, glass, feathers, wood, plastic 
** t he screens shows the shows the video documentation (found footage) of two events first event, first is the conquest by a group of Russian alpinists of the Communist peak, once the highest peak of Soviet Union, an event filmed at several occasions between 1939 and 1977. After the fall of the Soviet regime, it became a part of new country Tajikistan, and was eventually renamed, disappearing from the map, the same way as the county it once symbolized. The second video is the 2014 military operation which resulted in the annexation of the region of Ai-Petri mountain, a symbol of Crimea which belonged to Ukraine, another former Soviet republic.