The new project “Healing” by Denis Patrakeev crowns the cycle of projects (“Reconstructor”, “Mustard Seed”, “Day One”, “Metanoia”, “Mira Current”), on which the artist has worked over the past 7 years.
“What if: the entire visible, sensual world, in fact, a symbol of the invisible, mental world? If the spiritual world, the source of the sign, and the world in which we live, the world of signs? Humanity in this way is the body of God-human, and culture, in its entirety, is the blood of this organism. What will happen to the blood if it forgets about the heart, if it flows away. What if: art unites the whole person, as the meaning of the word is separate. What will happen to the meaning if the letters are separated, the word will fall apart? Is it not for this memory of death that the generation of images is called to cry?
The Greek word "soteria" means to acquire integrity. The root of this word is so. The adjective is sos, that is, “whole, whole.” Hence, the original meaning of the word soteria is “healing, the gift of integrity”. Accordingly, the word Soter, known as “Savior,” is “healer who gives integrity.”
A symbolic parable has two entrances, two measures of perception — time and eternity, and only one: a turning corner, a dissected knot, a peak, a wedding feast, between equally equal forces calling for free will. ”