Olga Feshina, Girls Taking Selfie On The Beach, 2017

ARTIST STATEMENT

 

 

      “I'm an artist fascinated with new technologies and gadgets. The characters of my paintings are either contemporary girls or young women, who grow up actively and comprehend their inner and external worlds by means of gadgets and technological innovations. They made selfies revolution in social net, exploring contemporary tech reality, and their new poses and gestures are getting contemporary classics.

I'm trying to track the temporary connection portraying the same nymphs with their new poses and gestures in they new personification or reincarnation and research how they are deeply involved in technological innovation.  They are posting their copies online, copying selfpresentation, exploring life and self through technolgy. The inner child of new girls which baby deer symbolizes it for me is mesmerized with the perfection of the digital and virtual world. I am interested why the new tech girls explore their self and feminine gist with technologies and virtual reality.”

– Olga Feshina said,

“Nowadays, when computer programs imitate artist technique, I stylize bodies and generalize facial features emphasizing a wide frozen smile and entranced eyes imitating digital pics. However, there is nothing digital in my paintings of New Tech Girls series, other than only a digital topic."

 

NEW TECH GIRLS SERIES 

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Girls Taking Selfie On The Beach, 2017

Acrylic on canvas, 48 x 36 in (122 x 91,4 cm)

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