Installation, 125 x 20 x 2,7 cm, 64 x 74 x 2,7 cm, 24 x 500 x 2,7 cm, 81 x 78 x 2,7 cm, 24 x 20 x 2,7 cm, 60 x 117 x 2,7 cm, 197 x 68 x 2,7 cm.
Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. S0440).
The elementary objects installed along with Khalfin's video pieces are called Pulota, referring to a central concept of Khalfin meaning ‘a void in a fist’. They represent the hollow space within a fist, a bodily camera obscura. The word itself is a combination of the Russian words pustota (void) and kulak (fist) and refers to nomadic wanderings through one’s inner space, an exploration which occupied Khalfin throughout his professional and personal life. The versions of these objects in the M HKA collection are reconstructions by Kazakh artists Elena Vorobyeva and Viktor Vorobyev.
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LATT: Europe at Large #6 ...
16 July 2010 - 29 August 2010.
Since the collapse of the USSR, the European horizon in that direction has remained limited to Russia. We know very little about what is happ
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EUROPE AT LARGE
During the past decade the M HKA has paid enduring attention to that part of Europe that was excluded from the reconstruction of Europe afte
The M HKA’s contemporary art collection has grown thanks to a combination of acquisitions, donations and long-term loans from various public