About the Hunters
The work Hunters (From the Common Field project) does not contain any references to specific characters. Hunters are inseparable from the metaphor of the spectral circle from the mnemonic poem. The coloured cartridge case and the smoke of the shots behind them indicates that hunting is treated as a game – a game with death.
About the artists
Evgeny Pavlov was born in 1949 in Kharkiv, Ukraine. 1980 – graduated from the cinematography department of the Kyiv National University of Theater, Cinema and Television named after I.K. Karpenko-Karyo.
Pavlov's photographs are in museum collections:Norrkopings Museum of Fine Arts, SwedenCenter for Contemporary Art, Cincinnati, USAMuseum of Fine Arts, Cincinnati, USAMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, USAUniversity of Texas Photo Center, Austin, USA, etc.
Volodymyr Shaposhnikov was born in 1949 in Kharkiv. He graduated from the Kharkiv Engineering and Construction Institute, where he studied under V. Kravets and V. Vasiliev, majoring in architecture.
Painter, graphic artist, sculptor. He created portraits, landscapes, still lifes, genre and abstract paintings in the style of postmodernism. Painting and graphic practice often became the field of his creative experiments. The stylistics of the works are the bearer of a peculiar "Kharkiv dialect". Since 1983, he has been an independent artist. Lived and worked in Kharkiv.
Tetyana Pavlova - doctor of art history, professor of the Department of Art Theory and History of the Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Arts. Researcher of Kharkiv modernism, painting, theater, cinema and photography of the 1920s-30s. Lives and works in Kharkiv.