This project inspired me because my son is battling a very rare and aggressive form of cancer, and teach me to be happy . He teaches me every second the joy of every moment and teaches me how to strike a spark of life out of every second that is given.
"Light always shines in darkness" F. Dostoevsky
The project made with costumes , make up of Katarina Teise face generating with AI in Vitrage technology and 3D sculpture printing
As a student of the internationally renowned clown Slava Polunin, She chosen to do a philosophical re-imagining of poetic clowning in times of war, when many of us are on the edge of life and death, despair and hatred between nations. The magical world of clowns comes into our dark world to remind us of the joy that always lives. Like the sun is always there behind the darkest clouds. Shining with their love, naivety and kindness they remind us of the lost paradise of our childhood and dreams
Vitrage (fr. vitrage - glazing, from lat. vitrum - glass) - in general meaning: the glazed surface of walls, windows or doorways; glazed enclosing structures; including the use of glass with paintings or colored patterns. In the history of art, a common name for paintings of glass, perceived through light and made in different techniques. The history of stained glass reflects the development of this art from simple techniques through the improvement of artistic craftsmanship to refined works of monumental and decorative art.
In the dark time of the wars and hate must come the light and hope!
Vanitas (Latin for 'vanity') is a genre of art which uses symbolism to show the transience of life, the futility of pleasure, and the certainty of death. The paintings involved still life imagery of transitory items. The genre began in the 16th century and continued into the 17th century. Vanitas art is a type of allegorical art representing a higher ideal.
“ Happy Vanitas “ - is the philosophical project of enjoy every moment of life and be happy before death