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  • Viktor Timofeev, Four Characters in Search of a Random Exit, 2017, two-channel digital video, color, sound, indefinite duration.

    Viktor Timofeev

    kim? Contemporary Art Centre

    Viktor Timofeev’s solo exhibition “Stairway to Melon” drew the viewer into the complex system of its own obscure inner logic. The Latvian-born, New York–based artist divided the gallery into two distinct spaces: He left the entry area blank white and transformed the rest into a sort of waiting room whose olive-green wallpaper was hung with paintings; on the carpeted floor, several folding chairs had been pushed to the walls or arranged in a circle. The scene looked like a stage set, but two monitors turned away from the viewer to face the back of the space encouraged visitors to enter the stage

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