DICTIONARY

ARENA: MIND CONFLICT
Kartsen MEYHOFF
Denmark

BLITZKRIEG
Friedrich KITTLER
Germany

PAINE. MEMORY. A MEMORY-BOOK
Zoya YEROSHOK
Russia

WAR AND PEACE IN TERMS AND DEFINTIONS
Dmitry LOSKUTOV
Russia/Brussels

IMAGE WAR
Sotirios BAHTSETZIS
Greece

REDEMPTION OF THE HOSTAGES
Viacheslav IZMAILOV
Russia

WARS, WAVES, RULERS
Wladimir VELMINSKY
Russia/Germany

HARMONY (WAR SONG)
Yuki HIGASHINO
Japan/Frankfurt

CIVIL WAR
Valery PODOROGA
Russia

INTERPRETATIONS
Oleg NIKISHIN
Russia

INFORMATION
Dmitry ROGOZIN
Russia

ZONE INERDITE
Christoph WACHTER
Germany
Mathias JUD
Switzerland/Berlin

CLOWN (AT WAR)
Leo BASSI
Italy/Spain

CIRCLE OF WAR
Arkady BABCHENKO
Russia

CONCEPT - UNKNOWN SOLDIER
Oleg ARONSON
Russia

CORPORATION
Uzochukwu NDUKA
Nigeria

CAT-NOTATION
Joulia STRAUSS
Russia /Berlin

FACES OF TERROR
Anthony BEEVOR
UK

IMAGE OF AN ENEMY
Ljubov VINOGRADOVA
Russia

UN: CONDITIONS FOR PEACE
Vladimir PETROVSKY
Russia

REFUSAL
Roman SCHMIDT
Germany

HEROISM
Boris LEONOV
Russia

ANCESTORS
Nikolay PLUZHNIKOV
Russia

SERGEANT KOSOV: PEACEMAKER
German VINOGRADOV
Russia

RADICAL SIMPLIFICATION
Andrey TKACHENKO
Russia

SNIPER
Jakob BOESKOV
Denmark/NY

STRATEGIC CONFLICT PREVENTION
Anton IVANOV
Russia

LEVEL OF DISPERSION. ASHES
Ilya PLEKHANOV
Russia

FINANCIAL WAR (EX-VASION)
Sigudrur INGOLFSSON
Iceland

PRIVATE WAR
Obrad SAVIC
Serbia/UK

SHALAMOV:WAR/CAMP
Mikhail RYKLIN
Russia

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CONCEPTS

ARENA: MIND BATTLE

Kartsen Meyhoff

Concept: The war between mass-media for the influence on their audience

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BLITZKRIEG

Friedrich Kittler

Concept: Blitzkrieg as a technical perfection and a direct opposition to the lengthy war (that gradually changes hatred between the warring nations into love) and as a proto-version of the modern Internet space

To be continued...

   

PAIN. MEMORY. A MEMORY-BOOK

Zoya Yeroshok

Concept: When oblivion is the main sentence passed on people in the War of the State against them, the heroic act of a human would amount to leaving of a trace, a piece of memory

To be continued...

   

WAR AND PEACE IN TEMS AND DEFINITIONS

Dmitry Loskutov

Concept: The world without arms is an illusion but ideally the arms have to perform their task so that they will never have to be used

To be continued...

   

IMAGE WAR

Sotirios Bahtsetzis

Concept: Militarization of our everyday visual language as the new means of modern politics

To be continued...

   

WAR: REDEMPTION OF THE HOSTAGES

Viacheslav Izmailov

Concept: Negotiator as the one who brings the captive from the world of the dead and takes him back to the world of the living

To be continued...

   

WARS, WAVES, RULERS

Wladimir Velminsky

Concept: Modern society, our very everyday life is manipulated through the technical inventions developed in the military laboratories

To be continued...

   

HARMONY (WAR SONG)

Yuki Higashino

Concept: Reflections of different ways (harmony and scream) in which music gets instrumentalized in the context of war

To be continued...

   

CIVIL WAR

Valery Podoroga

Concept: Figure of the Inner Enemy as the basis for self-legitimization of the totalitarian state and the initial matrix structure of the Civil War

To be continued...

   

ZONE*INTERDITE

Christoph Wachter, Mathias Jud

Concept: An art-project that functions as a testing of our possibility of independent perception and information

To be continued...

   

INTERPRETATION

Oleg Nikishin

Concept: Documentary photo as a construct of many interpretations

To be continued...

   

CLOWN AT WAR

Leo Bassi

Concept: A double war of a clown – the war with the real war and the war with the war of the narratives and stories that media and power tell about wars, justifying themselves

To be continued...

   

CONCEPTION: UNKNOWN SOLDIER

Oleg Aronson

Concept: Unknown Soldier as an anonymous victim of war unable to be truly expressed by any political rhetoric

To be continued...

   

CORPORATIONS

Uzochukwu Nduka

Concept: Corporations, operating in a conflict area, must take on the responsibilities for peace-keeping

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CAT NOTATION

Joulia Strauss

Concept: In two hymns to Apollo seven great harmonies of Greece were all brought to one system, teaching the art of peace to Roman conquerors (the barbarians) who knew only war and order as regular as that of their army

To be continued...

   

CIRCLE OF WAR

Arkady Babchenko

Concept: War as that psycho-and-physical life’s circle whence no one is ever able to return

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FACES OF FEAR

Anthony Beevor

Concept: Soldier is not the one who desires to kill, but the one who accepts the image of fear that exists in his epoch, be it the ancient times, or the times of the modern asymmetrical warfare

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IMAGE OF AN ENEMY

Ljubov Vinogradova

Concept: The image of an enemy during the Second Patriotic War as an image of fear formed by the Soviet propaganda before the war. On the examples of the children’s news-paper caricatures.

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UN: CONDITIONS FOR PEACE

Vladimir Petrovsky

Concept: Providing for mutual security as the new diplomacy in the age of nuclear weapons

To be continued...

   

REFUSAL

Roman Schmidt

Concept: Refusal: I say right, not duty

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ACT OF HEROISM

Boris Leonov

Concept: Heroism as the main notion connected with the spiritual activity of a human being, with his/her capacity to voluntarily, independently, consciously to reject him/herself for the sake of others and thus to surpass “the animal state of war”

To be continued...

   

ANCESTOR

Nikolay Pluzhnikov

Concept: Genetic memory is directly connected with the notion of Motherland, with its defense and the defense of the territory where the ancestors are buried

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RADICAL SIMPLIFICATION

Andrey Tkachenko

Concept: War as a radical simplification of the structure of the social relations and of the structure of individual human feeling

To be continued...

   

SERGEANT KOSOV - PEACEMAKER

German Vinogradov

Concept: Theatricality and masquerade dealing with the theme of war in the result of which we may witness death of the main character

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SNIPER

Jakob Boeskov

Concept: An art object that becomes a means to measure reality of the modern world and modern war.

To be continued...

   

STRATEGIC CONFLICT PREVENTION

Anton Ivanov

Concept: War as a radical simplification of the structure of the social relations and of the structure of individual human feeling.

To be continued...

   

LEVEL OF DISPERSION. ASHES

Ilya Plekhanov

Concept: Memory of War is ashes: that which is no longer and that which will no longer seize.

To be continued...

   

FINANCIAL WAR

Sigudrur Ingolfsson

Concept: The burst of Island’s economy is a result of the “military” defeat in the financial expansion.

To be continued...

   

PRIVATE WAR

Obrad Savic

Concept: The process of globalization as the disintegration of the borders of the States provokes the new war as an epidemics of private wars.

To be continued...

   

SHALAMOV: WAR/CAMP

Mikhail Ryklin

Concept: Great Patriotic war as a coverage for camps. The main warning that can be discerned from the works of Shalamov is that the new image of an enemy (lost after the end of the Cold War) will be created through the new state terrorism.

To be continued...