Herbal Tea Labo

Olha invites the audience to participate in her drinkable sculpture to both take it in as an object of contemplation and consumption. The audience are welcome to taste the fermented drinks displayed in the installation. The fermented drinks – kvass, kefir and amazake – are all ancient low-alcohol recipes, kvass being first recorded in the Kyiv Rus Chronicles. Fermentation, as well as dried herbs serve as a metaphor for transformation, death and rebirth.

Kupala

 

This participatory artwork was created for Kupala Festival 2019: Lunar Edition.  Kupala is an annual festival of contemporary art that celebrates nature, participation and creativity that took place at Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve on 22 June 2019.   Since 2016, the Kupala Festival has shown performative and participatory works by a range of international artists,

Tea Sessions at Ennismore

 

 

 

This exhibition event and artist residency was hosted by ARTIQ and Ennismore at the end of 2018 and featured series of artist performances and an immersive closing event.  More about it here

Make me a cup of tea, SPACE

During the exhibition artist Sigrid Holmwood and Director of Nomad Projects Michael Smythe have joined me for the panel discussion. 

Make me a Cup of Tea performance and video installation was developed in collaboration with London Creative Network programme, funded by the European Union Regional Development fund and shown as part of LCN showcase at SPACE, London, 2018

Silent Painting

“The exhibition Silent Painting brings together three artists who use paint and mark making techniques to recreate two dimensional noiseless energy.” – Alex Baraitser. See here for more detail about the show.