Sergiy Petlyuk / / Сергій Петлюк

Simple Democracy


One channel video installation
Video 15min 27sec (loop). Video projector, media player, speakers

The degree of freedom of speech is best manifested in post-Soviet environment by the degree of democracy in society. In Ukraine, a country where the memories of totalitarian rule are still fresh, where there is still a thread to stop democratic reforms, a country with a low level of political conscience, freedom of speech is often synonymous to the notion of ‘democracy’.