Motherland

This installation is the result of my Visual Arts Master in Costume Design at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp (BE). Following the question: Who am I and where am I from? 
I was inspired by my Ukrainian family as well as the history of Eastern Europe. Transforming memories and experiences in to physical pieces made out of up- and recycled materials and found objects,  I created six costumes, nine flags and two videos. 
This work was awarded with the Department Prize for Costume Design 2021.
 

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Costumes made out of secondhand fabrics, found objects, and shown on wooden pools (250 cm)
Flags: embroidery and appliques with found/collected fabrics (various sizes)
Dressing video: big projection (7min/loop)
Mood video: on screen (45 sec/loop)
Installation view at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts
2021, Antwerp (BE)
Videos and pictures by me