25 Sep 2012

Jussi Kivi: "REALITY IS FOR THOSE WHO LACK IMAGINATION"

An Installation in the exhibition: "Estomania - Art from two Shores", Finnish -Estonian mini festival, Gallery Oksasenkatu 11. Helsinki, august 2012




Installation view, gallery Oksasenkatu 11


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A collection of educational and propaganda posters, and of other material from the times of Estonian Soviet Republic. Most of the material has been found in abandoned civil and military structures, ruins and underground bunkers from the era of Soviet occupation. 
The collection has been gathered on expeditions*) to different regions in Estonia between years 2004 - 2010.

*) Department of ancient relics/ exploration dept. / propaganda department / wasteland department / department of political geography / department of landscape studies/ underground department


***
The collection has been completed by donations by Villu Jaanisoo, 
Henriikka Härkönen, Otso Kantokorpi and Tero Kontinen.  





Educational poster from the series: "How to make a propaganda ehxibition".


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 Nuclear weapons transport  equipments



The growft of U.S. defence costs









Installation view



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Hydro - acoustic systems of possible enemy, hand-drawn educational poster from Paldiski submarine base, donation by Professor V. Jaanisoo







Installation view




 Occupational safety poster from USSR




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Occupational safety poster from USSR




Installation view

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Paint production facilities with bright colours!


Soviet driving school poster

                                                 
Soviet driving school poster





Installation view



Civil defence poster: Operations and reconnaissance after nucler attack



"Perestroika is the new direction of party reform"


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Installation view



RGS Propaganda department is very sorry because of poor russian - english translations in this page.