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    SHANGHAI EXPO-2010
    RUSSIAN PAVILION
     
     
     
     

    date
    2009
     
    architect
    Dima Skazka (Mikheykin)
     
    status
    concept
     


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    WOOD,LIGHT, BLACK, ANXIOUS, PLEASANT, TENSION, UNKNOWN, SQUARED, SKY, OIL, NIGHT. GAS,DIAMONDS, FLICKERING, RAINBOW, SUNSET, SPARKS, SNOW. SLEEPING, BEAUTY, CRYSTAL. RUBY, SUNRISE, PILLAR, GOLD, BLUE,PLANE, SPACE, STAR, EMPYREAN
     
     
    Russian Pavilion for EPSPO 2010 in SHANGHAI - alternative out-of-competitionproject concept. The basis of the image of the Russian exhibition space are afew proto-mental associations, the most important of which: Russian forest,Terem, diamonds, pillar, cosmism, black, chamber, mountain location ...
    Russian pavilion environment directly formed forest and the object in theforest, located in the center of the site. Forestand object are one and does not imply a separation of perception. The exhibitionis located in the «Terem», and «forest» - in the open air. BundlesForest-Object concentrates generally unconscious mental states: theinconsistency, unexplained and uncertainty what is going on, the uncertainty of decisions mysticism ofthinking and perception, reality and unreality Objectives miracle.
    «Terem» has two levels. On the upper platform, which supports ruby pillar aretwo mirrored escalator. Its surface - glossy gently and blue. Its delineationin terms of - four-star - the stress-distorted square - the symbol of infinityof the world-building and at the same time, symbol-preimage of iconography «Neopolimaya Kupina», in which the presentation reflected cosmogonical submission Slavs mingled with the remnants of pagan beliefs. Virgin assimilated hereHeavenly Queen, Mother Nature, mistress of elements and is depicted on abackground of red and blue mandorly in the form of stars, symbolizing IMPYREAN WORLD.
    Participant passes through the forest, sees a shining object is there, goesaround, comes in the chamber, what next??
    The viewer sees a pass through a wood, saw, seen as a shining object is there,goes around, comes in the chamber, there - bright and black, what next??
    The author creates a forest, through the forest, creating the middle of theforest site, sees it, comes – there is the pillar, runs around, climbs in thechamber.
    There – He, Viewer and Participant, those asked Him - what is it?! What'snext??
    -ALL, NO MORE