THE BODY OF ART IS TIRELESSLY REINCARNATED AND FORTIFIES THE BASE OF ITS SKELETON INTO STRONG, UNYIELDING LINKS, ACCORDING TO THE TIMES. KAZIMIR MALEVICH
SLAVA PTRK. TIGER AND TIGRESS. FROM THE SERIES CITY CATS. 2015

SLAVA PTRK. TIGER AND TIGRESS. FROM THE SERIES CITY CATS. 2015

Transformer substation’s facade, acrylic paint

An artist from Yekaterinburg — Slava PTRK — thoughtfully masters the space, its shape and textures.

A tiger and a tigress on the facades of the transformer substations near the Zarya Factory’s buildings no.1 and no.2 continue the three-years-long series of artworks City Cats in which Slava PTRK depicted wild predators in urban spaces. As a background for this painting, the artist chose a red-bricked wall because of itsresemblance to patterns of tiger’s fur. More significantly, it allowed to incorporate the artwork into the surroundings of the factory.

When participating in Zarya Artist-in-Residence Program, Slava PTRK created more than 30 different artworks. Among them is A Girl in Black in the city's centerand a work at