Translation in English by Ray Battams:
Aleksandra Kabakova is a talented artist from St. Petersburg. Her work - it's mostly black-and-white graphics, is very touching and melancholy. Simple lines, clear images and stories, compositional brevity - all this conveys the beauty and fragility of nature, the importance of the moment and imprinted incredibly inspiring the viewer.
The main subjects of paintings by Aleksandra are trees and birds. According to the artist, the trees for her people, everyone is unique and beautiful, with its own characteristics. Birds also play an important role: "I love to paint birds, I love them from childhood ... The birds are absolutely amazing creatures .. their feathers are so light and fragile as the petals of flowers. They are free to soar above the earth, seeing our world from a bird's eye view. "
To create her moving works, Aleksandra uses pen, ink, pencil and watercolour. The talented combination of all of these tools, a unique view of the world and a special mood are the ingredients for success by Aleksandra Kabakova.