Vladimir Abikh works on creating total artistic situations, often using his own image and elements of his biography. He studies attention and language as basic forms of human cognitive activity, working with emptiness, street locations, and abandoned architecture, creating open and closed spaces as places of time imprints. The artist uses linguistic, technical, digital, and visual means to manifest the flow of time, to record its properties and changes, to create opportunities to stop it, as well as to move from one point in time to another. Vladimir Abikh initiates a dialogue with the viewer, referring to the mechanisms and elements of play. He provides detailed information about the artistic process, removing the marker of sacredness from art and placing it into everyday life. He inherits the conceptual tradition by working with concise forms and text.