Exhibitions and Performances

Selected public presentations, teaching

  • 2019, November – Body Awareness and Creativity, developer and facilitator of a workshop for iNDiViDUALS, AMFI, Amsterdam
  • 2019, October – Lijnenspel, a lecture at the Weefkring Nijmegen (NL)
  • 2019, August – co-developer and facilitator of the Introduction Workshop for the MA Fashion Held in Common (1st year) at ArtEZ, Arnhem. In collaboration with Pascale Gatzen and Niki Milioni.
  • 2019, May – Lijnenspel, a lecture at Weefcollectief Fryslân, Oosterwolde, Friesland (NL)
  • 2019, April – Body, Textile and Movement, developer and facilitator of a workshop for iNDiViDUALS, AMFI, Amsterdam
  • 2018, October – Yoga, Textile and Fashion, developer and facilitator of a workshop for iNDiViDUALS, AMFI, Amsterdam
  • 2018, January – co-developer and facilitator @Learning Communities, a workshop in collaboration with Pascale Gatzen (ArtEZ Master of Fashion Design Arnhem) and others, supported by Lidewij Edelkoort, Master des Métiers de la Mode et du Textile Marseille, Aix-Marseille Université, Marseille, France
  • 2017, November – Artist Talk for the Orientation Year, Gerrit Rietveld Academy
  • 2014, November 29 – Noren – Space in Between. Exhibition Noren Social Fabric, Japanese Cultural Centre, Amsterdam
  • 2014, October 20 – Background and Philosophy of Noren. YURA-YURA, the NOREN exhibition. Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan, Tokyo
  • 2014, March 3 – presentation of the prize design for the Vereniging van Letterkundigen, De Balie, Amsterdam

Education

  • 08/2018 – 2020 (expected) Fashion held in Common, Master of Arts in Fine Art and Design, ArtEZ, Arnhem
  • 2015 Bachelor of Arts in Art and Design, CUM LAUDE (with honours), Gerrit Rietveld Academie
  • 2014, autumn – exchange programme at Tama Art University, Textile Design department, Tokyo
  • 2012-2015 TXT department, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
  • 2010-2012 DOGTIME department, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam
  • 1996-97 University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics
  • 1994-98 Economics, Ukraine

Residencies

  • 2017, January-February – Syamala Arts and Crafts, Pedana, India. Commissioned by Textiel Factorij.
  • 2016, September-December – Social Textile Studio, a group project @Heesterveld Broedplaats, Amsterdam
  • 2014, May – Artist in Residence in Tsarino, Bulgaria

Publications and Social Media

  • 2019 – Studies in Textiel #7, Kunst en textiel, Textielcommissie (Hilversum: Verloren, 2019). Read pdf
  • 2019 – Knitting after Making: what we do with what we make, by Jessica Hemmings
    read a chapter by Jessica Hemmings from the book by Jools & Nicola Moffat (eds.)
    Textiles, Community & Controversy: The Knitting Map. (London & New York: Bloomsbury, 2019)
  • 2017, October – performance Over and Under as a part of Mijn Stad IJsselstein on RTL4
  • 2017, August –performance Thread as a part of the  Symposium Kunst en Textiel, Textielcommissie
  • 2016, June – Q&A for Fashionclash festival
  • 2015, July – Mister Motley, selected graduation work

Other activities

  • 2012-present – Yoga practitioner and teacher
  • Design commissions
  • Body-movement research through belly-dancing, indoor climbing, daily life
  • Fluent in English, Dutch, Russian, Ukrainian
  • Learning 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Family and holistic life