As artists and researchers, the duo is interested in the topic of individual and collective memory, history and microhistory, as well as indigenous cultures and traditional crafts in the era of modernity.

Pavel and Sasha Rotts explore such topics as a legacy of Soviets in contemporary culture and the historical trauma of the Gulag system. Despite the serious topic, the duo keeps a playful approach when working with the material. 

Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland

The artistic duo was created in 2009 in St.Petersburg by Alexandra (born 1985) and Pavel Rotts (born 1982). Artists work in various media: installation, performance, painting, sculpture, animation, collage, object, video-art etc.


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