The great purge plate. (2016)

The plate, designed in memory of The Great Purge — the period of the most massive political (Stalins) repressions in the USSR in

It’s an aesthetic reference to soviet revolutionary porcelain — a means of agitating new govermental values through tableware.


           One of the sketches for the plate design.



The finished plate.

Two identical figures — one representing a shooter, and another representing a grave digger, standing on the same looped surface. A very simple metaphor for the mechanism of a repressive machine.