Hip To Be Square

For 032c Workshop Report #1 (Moscow) at BAIBAKOV art projects, Slavs and Tatars contributed two pieces as further installments in 79/89/09, a project for 032c examining the impact of the Iranian Revolution and Poland’s Solidarność movement on today’s political landscape. Friendship of Nations (study) examines the Polish folkloric tradition of the pajak (spider) and Hip to Be Square is a redemption of the normalcy, methodology, and persistence key to the success of Poland’s Solidarność.

Artists: Yakov Chernikhov, Cyprien Gaillard, Konstantin Grcic, Carsten Höller, Missoni, Rick Owens, Gosha Rubchinskiy, Slavs and Tatars, and Andro Wekua.

2010
Original vinyl and sleeve, silk-screen print, 18 x 18 cm.

 

2010
Reed, paper, thread. 40 x 75 cm.