Firewall

2015 20.12 – 27.12 Institute of contemporary art, Moscow

Self-evaporating installation
Dry ice bricks (3 form factors)
Life time: approx. 3 hours

Firewalls in the era before computer networking have a physical representation: barriers made of fireproof materials used to prevent the spread of fire through buildings.

A disappearing protective wall made of dry ice prevent visitors from entering possibly dangerous for their consciousness and/or religious convictions art exhibition. Accidental situations where such people enter the places on occasion are the progressing trend of Russian art life of 2010s.

The wall was partly destroyed by persistent exhibiton visitors before the documentation process started.