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Jura Shust

Born in 1983, Maladziečna, Belarus

Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Overview

Jura Shust explores the relationship between ritual and escapism. Intrigued by semantic polysemy, informational intoxication, and initial desire for oblivion, he reflects on how the mythological overlaps with the technological. The sacral idea of incorporation of the human mind into a global network with its tendency for decentralization inspires the artist to redefine the concept of spiritual ecology. Shust’s practice merges sculpture, video, and installation to construct mental landscapes illu...Read more