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Jekaterina Dibanina

This is a series of paintings dedicated to five beautiful fictional women. The artworks introduce and focus on the diverse personas behind the characters. Working on the portraits, Jekaterina Dibanina has mainly been inspired by Russian literature classics and symbolism. Presenting these artworks, she aims to contemplate on the idea of re-thinking the classic pictorial representation of a character through the prism of contemporary art.

Jekaterina Dibanina

Jekaterina is an illustrator and painter.

What is a good design for you?

Clear, convenient, and something which you can look at for a long time and still find it beautiful.

Who or what inspires you?

Movies, cinematic aesthetics, human body, femininity, David Lynch, painting, sculpture, literature, and just my surrounding.

Have you changed during your studies? How?

Yes, I've become more organized and responsible, and therefore, more productive.

Why did you choose to study in your programme?

Because illustration has always been my dream job.

What are you not going to miss in your studies?

The seminar papers.

How are you going to celebrate your graduation?

With my closest friends.

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2 comments in total

Bernadette Schweihoff 2021-02-13 14:10:01

Jekaterina, ich liebe deinen Stil! Ich will noch mehr davon sehen! So schöne Werke...

Marlene Schäfer 2021-02-13 10:51:12

Eine wirklich schöne Serie :) Sehr einzigartig und toll umgesetzt!!

Sarah Nagler