Victoria Plotnikova & Alexander Stepanets (Artlink)
July until September 2023
Victoria Plotnikova is professional Ukrainian artist, illustrator, designer.
All her artwork series were built on the self-identification study and society problems, so Victoria always pay attention on artists responsibility – opening up for society global problems understanding. Especially, after receiving bitter experience of being war prisoner, she understand role of artist as „eyes of society“. So now she is researching human rights violations and taking part in events dedicated to the support of Ukraine. Currently she is researching on human rights violations and would like to embody visually learned ideas.
Alexander Stepanets professional Ukrainan artist, illustrator, designer who devoted all his creativity to revealing social and psychological problems of society and the individual in his tough satirical style. During the russian military aggression, he got into the occupation, and in a few months in inhuman conditions of life on the front line was taken prisoner. After undergoing torture, he was released and became a refugee in Geneva, Switzerland. Currently, he pays attention to human rights violations and take part in events in support of Ukraine. He also continues to actively explore the issue of national identity and creating works with devastating satire on inhuman military aggression.