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Pandemic fairy tales

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Category: Exhibit
Start date: 06 Jun 2021 02:00 PM
End date: 26 Jun 2021 02:00 PM
Street / Location: Drottningholmsvägen 28
City / town: Stockholm
Country: Sweden
Name: Ekaterina Sisfontes
Email: trotzky.masha@gmail.com
Phone: +46 736 57 60 36 
Homepage: www.mashatrotzky.com

DUO Contradiction Gallery will present a solo exhibition by established Russian artist and designer Masha Trotzky “Pandemic fairy tales.”

The era of Pandemic came unexpectedly and changed the world in a quite dramatic way. Everything became different: ethics, aesthetics, language of communication, life style and human rights. 

While Sweden turned out to be a relatively safe territory, the rest of Europe actually spent a year in a regime of house arrest and complete desocialization. 

How this experience affected people’s minds and destinies is yet to be studied by psychologists. Masha Trotzky, an artist quarantined in Belgium, presents her version and chronicle of events.

The exhibition will represent several illustrations created by artist for British newspapers in 2020, her attempts to rethink “New Normality” through the prism of myths, biblical histories and classical paintings. The collection will be shown for the first time and opens a series of pandemic exhibitions by Masha Trotzky in Sweden, Germany and Montenegro.

Born in Moscow, Masha Trotzky started her art career in 2009, became the “Best Photographer of Russia” National Award winner (2010), received the Silver Graphic Award in New York (2016) and Aesthetica Art Prize in UK (2015). Artist and jewellery designer, she has had solo exhibitions in London, Paris, Moscow, Florence, Malmö, Barcelona, Hamburg, Brussels, Milan and Bologna.

The vernissage will take place on June 5 14.00-17.00 and feature a performance by a famous Belarusian artist and activist, also known as Fröken Zhu.

The exhibition will last 3 weeks, 5-26 June 2021.