Vibrant Series - Polina Kuznetsova

 
 
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POLINA KUZNETSOVA IS FROM SAINT-PETERSBURG, RUSSIA AND MAKES ART SHE DESCRIBES AS 'ACID FAUVISM'*. 

HER ANIMATED WORKS HAVE BEEN ON MY MIND FOR AWHILE NOW, BUT IT WASN'T UNTIL RECENTLY THAT I DECIDED TO REACH OUT TO HER FOR SOME INSIGHT INTO THE PSYCHEDELIC WORK SHE SEEMS TO LIVE SO VIBRANTLY IN. 

SHE'S WORKED ON A PROJECT FOR A BRAND OF SHOE YOU OR YOUR COUSIN JASON PROBABLY OWNS, AS WELL AS NEAT REELS FOR NEW YORK BASED COMEDIC-ANIMATIONS COLLECTIVE CARTUNA TV. CHECK HER OUT BELOW.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* fauvism?

"a movement in painting typified by the work of Matisse and characterized by vivid colours, free treatment of form, and a resulting vibrant and decorative effect" 

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Polina, AKA? @whateverbeclever 

What kind of an artist are you?
Animator/gif maker/illustrator

How would you describe your creative process?
Spontaneous and absurd

What's your favourite thing about the local/ international art scene in 2016?
Freedom of colours and forms, experimentations and audacity

Who are your major influences? 
[Henri] Matisse, Chad Vangaalen, Soviet cartoons

What is a favourite project of yours?
Morph animation for converse / a GIF cartoon about some criminal shit that happened in Russia...

If you could change anything about the world what would it be?
I would change the Russian president :) and stop senseless wars ! 

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You can find more kaleidoscopic / morphing / surrealistic vines, whacked paintings and vivid, honest works by Polina at her socials below:   

Instagram / Vimeo / Giphy / Vine / Tumblr  

 

Curated by Elli Webb  

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