Category Archives: Saint Petersburg / Russia


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Lenin’s sculpture, frozen in a vibrant gesture, towers in front of dark clouds floating past the sky and behind the rhythmically rising water jets of a water game at Moskovskaya Square in Saint Petersburg. Sometimes the water game blankets the monument. The alternating sunlight shows the sculpture of Lenin either three-dimensionally or as a plane silhouette. Three directions of movement run simultaneously: the clouds passing by horizontally, the vertically climbing water jets and the diagonally rising and subsiding sunlight. These movements are in contrast to the rigid presence of the sculpture.


Saint Petersburg 2009
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