INESSA KALABEKOVA

Fairytale

Dance is my tool, and the stage is where magic happens

My art invites you into a world of feelings, stories, and culture—a lively celebration of magic in everyday moments. Influenced by the study of human societies, cultures, and evolution, my work sparks conversations about the connections between our biology, cultures, and stories. Dance is my tool, and the stage is where magic happens. Each dance, […]

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Exploring the Mystique of Art and Symbolism

In the realm of art and symbolism, I find myself drawn into the intricate dance of transformation. It’s like watching a canvas come alive, with each brushstroke carrying the whispers of history and culture.  One of the most captivating tales is the evolution of the Buddha’s image in the ancient Gandhara region, where the influence

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Jade’s Secret of Immortality

In the ancient realms of China, jade held a powerful secret—immortality. Our ancestors conducted rituals with a clear goal: to understand and harness the forces of nature. One of their remarkable discoveries was the jade cicada, a small yet mighty symbol used in burials. Placed on the tongue, it had a profound purpose: to prevent

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The world of “fairy tales”

The world of “fairy tales” and similar stories reflects the timeless art of storytelling, a universal method of sharing cultural wisdom and life lessons. As we explore the different terms and traditions, we discover some captivating insights: In Japan, the magic of storytelling takes on various forms, like “mukashibanashi” (legends from the past), “namidabanashi” (touching

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A Tale of Transformation

Since the Middle Ages, we’ve come a long way from trembling at the mere mention of dragons. In European civilization, we found solace in stories of our triumphs over these mythical beasts. Meanwhile, in Asia, dragons have always been revered, blessing civilization with their strength and wisdom.  But here’s the magic of change: over the

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Fairytale. My thoughts on this matter are still raw

In the early 17th century, Charles Perrault emerged as one of the first chroniclers of these captivating tales. His collection, “Mother Goose” stories, featured classics like Cinderella, Puss in Boots, and Little Red Riding Hood, totaling eight enchanting fairy tales. Originally penned for adults in salons, these stories were far from mere children’s bedtime tales.

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