The snake and the bat are girlfriends of the octopus

3 chanal video installation, 2019-2021 The artist explores the theme of the «Other,» self-identity, ecology, and foreignness, reflecting on the processes of distance production in society as well as in nature, gender, and body. Artist/Director — Ilya Fedotov-Fedorov Performers: Dmitriy Staev, Ivan Steindgud Camera: Pavel Ilillev, Ilya Fedotov-Fedorov. Sound: Alexey Kokhanov Editing: Rubeza Velkov Supported


Exo-ark, 2019  Video, 8′, mixed media installation. Dimensions variable. Ilya Fedotov-Fedorov studies the relationships between man and nature, science and ritual. The pursuit of immortality originated the practice of ritual mummification, the physical preservation of human bodies. In order to document knowledge about nature, humans invented the technique of taxidermy to preserve animal bodies. Fedotov-Fedorov