INESSA KALABEKOVA

Golden Bough

“Golden Bough” my plan for now

Initial plan: Balance, Harmony, and Rebirth – Phoenix.  Tree of Life – Sacred Tree. The Tree, the Fruit, the Carpenter – Dragon. Mother Goddess – Dress with Palaeolithic Venus figurines. Books from the Past. Flood. Manuport. World Creation. Myths of the Underworld – Griffon. Plan for now: The Tree, the Fruit, the Carpenter – Dragon. 100%

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Marking the culmination of “The Book of the Past.”

Just completed the third art piece for “Golden Bough,” marking the culmination of “The Book of the Past.” Within its 92 pages, a vibrant narrative unfolds, spanning the years 2006 to 2020. Bursting with early sketches and daring experiments, each stroke captures a unique moment in time. As you immerse yourself in its pages, you’ll

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“Tree of Life” tapestry. LUCA (the Last Universal Common Ancestor)

Yesterday, during my morning jog, I happened upon a dried palm branch which inspired the final touches of my latest creation: the “Tree of Life” tapestry. In this artwork, I’ve represented LUCA (the Last Universal Common Ancestor) as the sturdy trunk, while the branches symbolize the three primary domains of life: Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukarya.

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From Serpent to Dragon: A Visual Exploration of Transformation

As an artist, I’m fascinated by our exploration of mortality, a journey that has captivated humanity for ages. I’m particularly drawn to the symbolism of snakes and dragons in ancient tales. Snakes have always held a significant place in our stories, often symbolizing temptation and danger. I want to capture this primal unease in my

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1 to 1 tutorial with Jonathan

Throughout the day, I’ve been feeling restless and couldn’t quite put my finger on the cause. It’s akin to the nerves I experience before an exam. Perhaps I’m grappling with understanding how to navigate moments of loss, and it’s weighing heavily on me. Balancing sympathy and authenticity is proving to be quite the challenge, without

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“The Golden Bough” by Sir James George Frazer

I just finished reading the full, unabridged 12 volume set . “The Golden Bough” by Sir James George Frazer is a really interesting book because he looks at beliefs from all over the world. No matter where your ancestors come from, he shows that we all had similar beliefs and superstitions. It’s not just about one

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