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