EKATERINA LAZAREVA

Main page

Russian version

 

 

 

 

 

 

Just say No

2013

C-prints, sizes variable

 

The project is based on digital manipulations with found images and is connected with the actual Russian political agenda. On June 11, 2013 the State Duma of the Russian Federation has passed the law on prohibition of “propaganda of non-standart sexual orientation” among youth. Practically identifying homosexuality with pedophilia, the law treats nonconventional sexual orientation as an infectious disease, a threat to spiritual bases of the Russian society and the country's safety and territorial integrity. The adoption of law, discriminating all Russian LGBT-community, caused a wide wave of a protest – from single pickets and actions of social movements to appeals of the international organizations and statements of the western politicians. Thus the formulations of the law are so vague that any public attempt to draw attention to raging discrimination of LGBT-people in Russia can be regarded as “propaganda”. The Just say No project satirically plays up to the jealous observers of moral, discoloring the found color photos with the rainbow image, in the spirit of that absurdity theater in the Russian policy when the deputy of the Duma accuses in “propaganda” child care facilities called “Rainbow”.

 

 


Just say No. #1 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 


Just say No. #3 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 


Just say No. #4 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 


Just say No. #5 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 


Just say No. #6 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 


Just say No. #7 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 

 


Just say No. #8 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 

 


Just say No. #9 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 

 


Just say No. #10 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 


Just say No. #11 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 


Just say No. #12 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 


Just say No. #13 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 


Just say No. #14 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 


Just say No. #15 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 


Just say No. #16 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 

 


Just say No. #17 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 

 


Just say No. #18 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 

 


Just say No. #19 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 


Just say No. #20 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 


Just say No. #21 © Ekaterina Lazareva

 

 

 

© Ekaterina Lazareva