SMACH 2019. Constellation of art, culture & history in the Dolomites.
The work “Quotes” by Nazar Bilyk is a reflection on what determines the personal feeling of the homeland at a time when most of its attributes are losing their significance.
Is identity formed by place of residence while it is so easy to change cities, countries, continents? Is experience formed by the environment when personal connections are inferior to virtual ones? What creates genetic memory and cultural code of society when the information field is no longer limited by physical boundaries?
Perhaps now, as never before, personal boundaries of the inner homeland are becoming more and more subjective and impermanent. These are “the quotes” in which a modern man seeks to incorporate changeable values, trying to outline their shaky boundaries. But it seems that “the quotes” only indicate the illusory nature and the impossibility of creating one’s own image of the home