This is Another Place, 2007
Pastoral: To Die in the Country (Shûji Terayama, 1974)
Anatomy, 60x60 cm, acrylic & glitter on canvas
The gaping flame-filled crater has been this way since 1971, when Soviet geologists tapped into a cavern of natural gas and decided to burn it off so it wouldn’t poison anyone. They thought it would take a few days. Four decades later, locals refer to this pit as the Door to Hell.
Between Aquatic Plants by valx0q