The video film “Dream of a Protester” is a part of installation combined the monitor in front of a three photographs of alone standing protestors at the entrance to the Galeria shopping center in Petersburg. The theme of the solitary protester is an important one for grassroots political activism in Russia, since it is the only possible form of legal unauthorized protest.
The protesters engaged in discussion with both random passersby and document the appearance of an actors who conveyed typical points of public discussion in Russia with a Go-pro video camera.
The work has important indirect references to the famous discussion about coffee and the world economy in the film Kuehle Wampe, directed by Slatan Dudow and written by Bertolt Brecht, which reflected the German public opinion just before the Nazis took power.
The film was realized together with participants and graduates of the School of Engaged Art.