“MӘN – ICH – Я” object of Chingiz Babaev

“I have chosen this location at the border of two countries Poland and Germany to install my construction which is about Identity. It is a four-sided wooden box, in each side I cut “I”, but in three different languages – Azerbaijan, German and Russian. All three languages are connected to the situation. German language is the local language, Russian has connection to the history of the location and Azerbaijan is my own language. The location joins two countries Germany and Poland by one border. I am viewing this border through as Azerbaijan citizen. Viewing process through this box gives to viewers an opportunity to get back to the history of location – to analyze own identity through both as own and also other experiences.” Chingiz Babaev

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