Anna Zvyagintseva

“How can I even make art now?”

WORDS BY EMILY PITTMAN

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KYIV-MAASTRICHT — VISUAL ARTS — Issue 10

Over the past year, Ukrainian artist Anna Zvyaginseva has immersed herself in her creative work as an artist-in-residence at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht, the Netherlands. Zvyaginseva’s practice investigates elusive, intangible moments through multimedia installations such as a simple breakfast served by her mother or a stick projecting from the earth. Halfway through her residency, the Russian invasion upended her life in Maastricht and that of her family back in Kyiv. Zvyaginsteva spoke with smART Magazine about her residency experience and the challenges of responding artistically to the trauma of the invasion while being far from...

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"The Same Hair" 2022 - Designer by Irina Pereira

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