Submission
Anna Bochkova

Space Cradle

Anna Bochkova Space Cradle 25.03.2022 - 02.05.2022 #2 related to transition Opening: Friday 25.03.2022 7pm What is not possible today will become possible tomorrow. Space cradle develops and continues a visual research of Anna Bochkova about theories of the future from Eastern perspectives. Her sculptures take inspiration from rethinking Avant-garde concepts, sci-fi movies and from contemplation of Cosmism. Anna Bochkova’s ceramic objects on the one side seem to look like utility items, cloth, dolls and on the other they resemble a map or a digital landscape which forms spatial puddles as if it was liquid. A repeated image of cradle derives from former Soviet birth hospitals and questions the role of conceptual universes - perfect fictional worlds, arising from the fallen utopia, destroyed infrastructure, abandoned factories and desertification.


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Anna Bochkova, Soaring Cradle, 2022, ceramics, papier-mâché, steel chains 71x62x30 cm
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Anna Bochkova, Space Cradle, 2022, ceramics, papier-mâché, steel chains, aluminum pipes, variable dimensions, installation view
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Anna Bochkova, Rocking Cradle with Security Skin and Toy, 2022, papier-mâché, ceramics, steel wire, steel chains, 42x64x48 cm
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Anna Bochkova, Security Skin and Hook Toy, 2022, ceramics, steel chain, 10x15x17 cm 8x6x5 cm
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Anna Bochkova, Security Skin, 2022, ceramics series of floor works, diverse dimensions
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Anna Bochkova, Bracelet, 2022, ceramics, steel chain, 14x7x5 cm
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Anna Bochkova, Security skin, ceramics, steel chain, 14,5x8,5x2 cm, detail
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Anna Bochkova, Shards, 2022, ceramics, diverse dimensions, installation view
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Anna Bochkova, Chain Link, 2022, ceramics, 12x8x4 cm

What is not possible today will become possible tomorrow.
Space cradle develops and continues a visual research of Anna Bochkova about theories of the future from Eastern perspectives. Her sculptures take inspiration from rethinking Avant-garde concepts, sci-fi movies and from contemplation of Cosmism.
Anna Bochkova’s ceramic objects on the one side seem to look like utility items, cloth, dolls and on the other they resemble a map or a digital landscape which forms spatial puddles as if it was liquid.
A repeated image of cradle derives from former Soviet birth hospitals and questions the role of conceptual universes – perfect fictional worlds, arising from the fallen utopia, destroyed infrastructure, abandoned factories and desertification.