Rushnyk
2022

Etching, soft ground.
Paper size = Print size: 57 x 77 cm
Paper: Hahnemuhle, 300 gr, white.
Ink: Carbon black


Rushnyk or rushnik is a decorative and ritual cloth. Made of linen or cotton it usually represents woven or embroidered designs, symbols and cryptograms of the ancient world. They have been used in sacred Eastern Slavic rituals, religious services and ceremonial events such as weddings and funerals. Each region has its own designs and patterns with hidden meaning, passed down from generation to generation.

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CLOTHES’ MEMORY #1 
2017

Etching, soft ground.
Paper size: 106 x 78 cm.
Print size: 90 x 70 cm.
Paper: Hahnemuhle, 150 gr, white.
Ink: Black


Part of  Want to see my etchings project





African Bread 
2021

Silkscreen / stensil of the mais corns
Paper size: 112,5 x 84 cm.
Paper: 100 gr, white.
Ink: Black


The work created during the working period in the Animal Farm residency, Zimbabwe.


CLOTHES’ MEMORY #3, 2018

CLOTHES’ MEMORY #3
2018


Etching, soft ground.
Paper size = Print size: 53,5 x 39 cm.
Paper: Hahnemuhle, 150 gr, white.
Ink: Brown


Part of  Want to see my etchings project.    


MOTHERLAND IS CALLING, 2018
MOTHERLAND IS CALLING
2018

Installation view at Corridor PS, Amsterdam (NL).

The project ‘Motherland is calling’ researches eastern european ‘mother vs. motherland’ phenomenon. The first stage of the project is focused on a statue of the Mother-Motherland in Volgograd (RU).





MOTHERLAND IS CALLING
2018


Art-Book / Visual Essay.
Risography.
86 pages. 19 x 27 cm.
Edition of 28.

The project ‘Motherland is calling’ researches eastern european ‘mother vs. motherland’ phenomenon. The first stage of the project is focused on a statue of the Mother-Motherland in Volgograd (RU).



SONGS OF MOTHERLAND
2018

Series of risography prints: 6 full-color prints.
Size: 300 x 205 mm.
Paper: Crush, 250 gr, cream.


The series is included in the MOTHERLAND IS CALLING project that researches eastern European ‘mother vs. motherland’ phenomenon and their usage by propaganda. Songs of Motherland is based on the postcard series from 1987th USSR, that illustrate soviet patriotic songs. The original illustrations by V.I.Mironov are based on the Palekh miniature style. Palekh is a Russian folk handicraft based on a local history of icon painting.






MOTHERLAND IS CALLING #1
2017


53 x 78 cm / each
The very first experiments with “motherland” — multiple plates etchings.

Both prints are based on monuments. The first one is based on sculptures of soldiers from the “Motherland is calling” monumental ensemble in Volgograd (RU). The second print is picturing two heads of Motherland sculptures: Russian one (from Volgograd) and Ukrainian one (from Kiev).




SOFT NATURE #1
2016


Etching, soft ground, two plates.
Paper size: variable 
Print size: 140 x 200 mm (each)
Paper: Hahnemuhle, 150 gr, white.
Ink: Carbon black







CLOTHES’ MEMORY #2
2016

Etching, line etch + white ground texture,
three plates in one print.
Paper size: 80 x 50 cm.
Print size: 60 x 30 cm.
Paper: Hahnemuhle, 300 gr, white.
Ink: Black


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