“Persephone” is a book exploring the concept of duality – the feminine within the masculine, divinity within mortality, and the eternal cycle of life and death, creation and destruction. The subject matter is explored through various different processes such as drawing, photography, scanography, and projections. The project is inspired by Black Sabbath’s “Heaven and Hell”, the Eleusinian Mysteries, Kundalini yoga, and heavily influenced by Oscar Wilde’s “Picture of Dorian Gray”.
: the periodic shedding of the outer epidermal layer in reptiles.
Serpents align the shedding of their skin with the monthly cycles of the women who take care of them. Focusing on the different aspects of femininity, “Ecdysis” is a film capturing the concepts of change and eternity, going through phases of emptiness and fullness. The process combines photography, experimental film, performance, drawing and projections, and make-up art.
Snezhana is a visual artist interested in immersive storytelling through the relationship between text, image and sound. Guided by intuition, she brings together moving image, still imagery, make-up art, and performance to encapsulate emotions such a nostalgia, grief, melancholy, and desire.
Her work is process-led, aiming to create an experience for the spectator by working with atmosphere and mystery, without hitting defined story beats. Her visual aesthetic is usually described as romantic, otherworldly and haunting.