Sound of Power by Petro Wodkins
Petro Wodkins is an artist and performer who works within the borderlands and intersections. Some of his popular themes are perception of beauty, exploring power, and media. His scope includes: performance art, new media art, street art, sculpture, photography, video, design, music, satire and social commentary.
The Sound Of Power series is his first attempt to develop the concept of usefull art. In this artwork Petro has produced a series of speakers portraying powerful people. They all symbolise different kinds of power.
SOP series is a tribute to the porcelain figurines and the busts our grandparents loved to collect. Glossy white men and flawlessly carved maidens reminded us of something bigger, than our ordinary lives and inspired to greatness.
The series features powerful people who, in their own way, played the world like instruments and made countries and continents alike march to the beat of their metaphorical drums. Created in Russia and handcrafted in Sweden these bust speakers a true pieces of useful art and collectors item.
The latest releases are Donald Trump AKA Donald the Great and Pablo Escobar AKA Uncle Pablo. Previous releases: Margaret Thatcher AKA Maggie, Kim Jong-Un AKA Kim Sunshine Vladimir Putin, AKA St. Vladimir.
Images courtsy of Petro Wodkins