MADE IN CYLAND
from the series “Matter of Chance”
Media Installation, 2019
OpenCV, Python; 3D printing, ink on paper, stepper motors, servomotors, microcontroller, Raspberry Pi, web camera, oil on plywood; drawing paper rolls, pens, plinths
Engineers Alexey Grachev, Alexander Bochkov, Viсtor Timofeev; 3D modeling Alexey Grachev, Alexander Bochkov; Python programming Alexey Grachev, Ruslan Khadzhimirzoev
Artist Union. Sketching English Countryside, 2021
Artist Union. Still life, 2021-2023
“Artist Union” is a reflection on the law of large numbers. Is it applicable in visual arts — to colors in painting, lines in graphics, forms in sculpture, and the image integrity in installations? The law of large numbers is a principle that describes the completion of the same experiment many times. According to this law, the joint action of a large number of random factors leads to a result almost independent of the chance. For example, in the XVI century the length of the English foot was defined, by a royal order, as the arithmetic average length of the foot of the first 16 people leaving the church on Sunday matins. Although the law of large numbers was not yet defined, it serves as the basis for the principle of arithmetic mean used in determining the length of a foot.