Avant-gardism in the work of director Andrii Zholdak: Ukrainian and global context
The article deals with the essence of avant-gardism in art (theater, cinema, music). The study aims to analyze the avant-garde techniques in dramatic productions directed by A. Zholdak. The representatives of the avant-garde direction in the works of different countries of the world are marked and the historical aspect of the emergence of avant-gardism in theatrical art is briefly outlined. The main life stages of Zholdak's formation as a creative unit are elaborated on the basis. Noted individual features and ways of presenting interpreted performances, including the integration of political issues in the content of the work, the play on the contrasts, the emphasis on the role and meaning of the theatrical space, dynamism. The research methodology is based on the principles of objectivity, historicism, multifactoriality, systematicity, complexity, development, and pluralism. Examples of the main controversial productions of classical plays in the interpretation of the famous director AndriiZholdak are given. Also described are the attitudes of the public in different European countries, including Ukraine, to the work of AndriiZholdak as an innovator and avant-garde artist. The peculiarities of the audience's perception of AndriiZholdak's productions in different European countries are indicated.
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