Video Artist: Dasha Fursey
Country: Year: Duration: 17 min 4 sec


This is a traditional mandala, but from Dymkovo folk patterns that go into abstraction. Periodically, the image of a carousel pops up, like a whirlwind of life. Folk Patterns envelop the world of the mysterious Slavic soul. 

Dasha Fursey

Graduated from the Saint Petersburg Academy of Arts. The artist's works are in the collections of museums and galleries in Russia and around the world: in the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, the Charles Saatchi Gallery in London, the MARTT Museum in Italy, and in the Mmoma Museum in Moscow. Daria's works are also in the private collections of William Macdugall, Len Blavatnick, Emir Kusturica, Gerard Depardieu and many others.

Daria participated in the Venice Biennale, FIAC Paris, Armory Show N.Y., an exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, the Tretyakov Gallery, Ca' Foscari Venice, the Sergei Kuryokhin Center and the State Hermitage Museum.

She painted portraits of Gerard Depardieu, Diana Vishneva, Emir Kusturica and Natalia Vodianova (commissioned by Vogue magazine).