Black Square

Timo Zhalnin, Olga Lanceray

Black Square, 4:52 min, Color, Stereo, Russian Federation, 2015

Timo Zhalnin was born in 1981 in Novokuznetsk, Russian Siberia.

Award-winning films director, screenwriter, editor.

In his hometown Timo founded a Youth Plastic Theatre. That is why he often impresses his outlook through movements, using it as a language of symbols and metaphores.

The film is a choreographic response to the “Black square” by Kazimir Malevich. This piece of art won worldwide fame as a Manifesto of Suprematism, one of the brightest areas of the Russian avant-garde.