Would you like a cup of coffee? Or burn the world of bourgeois
2010-09-08 - Center for contemporary culture CARAGE. Moscow
Would you like a cup of coffee? Or burn the world of bourgeois! by Elena Kovylina ELENA KOVYLINA Elena Kovylina and her performances are known for their irreconcilable radicalism. Her performance Would you like a cup of coffee? Or burn down the world of the bourgeois! brings together provocative political statements with radical artistic gesticulation. Kovylina invites viewers to join her at a refined tea party. After a few minutes of enjoying tea with the artist at her table, she unexpectedly sets the tablecloth on fire.
2010-01-14 - solo show painting, oil on canvas, video – Analix Forever gallery, Geneva
Elena Kovylina spent the summer of 2009 in residency at Analix Forever. Le Malentendu presents the work realized during this residency, when the performing artist turned back into being a painter during summer time so as to reintegrate her own subjectivity into her video-performances. Le Malentendu refers to the impossible hierarchization of the artistic forms manipulated by Kovylina.