“FLIGHT”. 2017


director – Mihaïl Zablodski

gouache, photoshop

The inspiration behind this animation was the beauty of the artist’s native city, Kyiv. While the entire piece is a journey around the most memorable Kievan districts, the vague brushstrokes and the constant change of viewpoint evoke the topics of flowing time, constant change of the environment, and memories that preserve a lost moment for the eternity. The dramatic transformation of the main heroine into a strong bird and back is reminescent of ancient Ukrainian archetypes of femininity and in the same time hint at freedom from stereotypes, the freedom achieved through dance.