The young director Sergei Aronin and his colleagues cheerfully, wittily and in a bright theatrical form are asked serious philosophical questions. How to assess the current trends in art? On whom to navigate? How to treat different kinds of experiments and dare to do them yourself? What is art in general? And what is more important - "man in art" or "art in man"?
In the first part of the play, together with the heroes of the famous play by J. Reza, they hotly discuss what can be considered a work of art, and in the second they themselves become accomplices in the creative process. Disputes are being waged not only by participants of all these witty verbal (and not only) battles. The performance of S. Aronin is in dialogue with different cultures and their traditions. The place of action of the first part is the French gallery of contemporary art, and the second - native Russian spaces with all the ensuing consequences. In the first part of the art, sometimes going beyond a good tone, the intellectuals of Paris are arguing. In the second - having a fairly remote view of the correct behavior of the broad Russian natures from the domestic backwater.
The creators of the play talk about all these intellectual and sensitive issues with humor and great tact, offering the audience a good laugh and simultaneously thinking about not only what art is, but also what a person is and what we all have in common, so different, so different , Separated by thousands of kilometers. The heroes of the performance are echoed by the ingenious video sequence, wittily commenting on the action.
The play is a kind of diptych with the previous production by Sergei Aronin on the stage of the Mossovet Theater "Cynics", reflecting on what love is ...
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