Hello frends! I am an artist. My roots take place in St.Petersburg, which has great architecture, culture and history that influenced me once and forever. Today, in the times of technical progress, mass production and new artificial materials I search for inspiration in the foundation of the Arts - old Russian Orthodox icons, Renaissance and folk cultures. I seek out look for new shapes and images within my themes using different materials, but my favorite is glass for its plasticity and abi... [more]
TEXture is a project that explores landscape, painting, genre and gender relationships. This video is a single component of a mulitmedia project executed during a 2015 residency at The Process Space (Los Angeles) [more]
Your Baselitz heads of xanthous and brick,
Glare lightly like sneezes on snow.
Your courtyards and battlefields,
Grey, paint walls of debris, of strangeness, lingering
A face wrung; water drops. Wool
wraps womanly breasts.
Cold trembles in pieces and barren blades crash down your walls.
Oh disfigured city of black and green,
Your houses all in a row.
Hunched above rubble,
Your tears swallowed by a forgiving earth.
Skies widen, smoke settles. Ashen
faces turn upwards.
Your cloak dus... [more]
The partnership between me and photographer Thaís Medina provides an exchange worthy of appreciation. Our long distance professional relationship gives us the opportunity to assemble each other's skills in order to create a vast production of cultural grounding since it brings different talents together in hard work and discipline.
After creating "The Buea Chronicles", we decided to carry on and developed the project "She pictures him - He texts her back", a multi-platform proposal with the... [more]
This is a material written in collaboration with Thaís Medina, a professional photographer who invited me to be her partner in storytelling. This way, we created an imaginary journal that Thaís inherited from her grandmother, Nelly Costa, whose love for adventure led her to Africa many decades ago. Her writings were full of notes and records about her experience, leading its readers towards a fascinating and curious ending. However, there is none, for the journal was left unfinished... [more]
A funny thing happened as I was about to use this blog page to add about 2 -3 pages of resume - several new shows this art has been in, is now in, and is scheduled for. I was going to post all these pictures. But the art's all in the portfolio, and the whole idea of resume... well for now I'm not applying to any art jobs. So... I decided instead to take down all the blogs, left one up (edited) about the Palermo Biennale in which my art was admttedly less than a war hero that the othe... [more]