• Aristarkh Chernyshev
  • Economics of Promises. 2019
  • Economics of Promises. 2019

    Series is dedicated to the phenomenon of "Promise" in modern culture, economics, politics.
    In this series, the viewer finds himself in the viscous space of promises of a beautiful life and improving his social and economic status.
    The series criticizes the cult of "desire" and "promise economy", the advertising and pop culture industry dragging naive consumers into a tenacious network of economic commitments. The loan that a member of society takes at interest, will sooner or later return.
    All works in this series are made from legally acquired stock photos, people's faces are blured and a loading sign is placed on top of them.
    This series symbolizes the people's ineradicable faith in promises.