Recreation project is about conflicts and succession of generations. Through the usual summer leisure I talk about the traumatic relationship between parents and children in a post-soviet society. This project consists of two self-published zines, Dacha and Turbaza. The first one is about the summer recreation of parents, the second is about the recreation of their children.
Turbaza, as any other place to spend your leisure time, can be chosen out of countless other options. Dacha, on the other hand, is usually left for children in its complete form, with old things from their youth, which are being hoarded for decades.
I think that this allegory is about how habits, traumas and constructs, which were imposed on us by our parents, are transfered by us to our children. And this is an eternal, never ending process.
Speaking in general, just relax and listen to the birds. Have arguments: was it a turtledove or a cuckoo? Show me the marsh warbler. Everybody has fun, and I have a myriad of complex and conflicting emotions. Mutual and painful codependency.