I follow the orthodox religion in Russia. I like going to church. I like feeling the energy of people there. Religion, for me is belief in the supernatural. It is waiting for a miracle. My work has divine light, my work has saving lights. I explore religion through art.
Marina ( b.1983) is a Russian born painter who lives and works in Izhevsk, Udmurtiya, a city over 1000 kilometers east of Moscow. She offers a world bathed in saving light, her vision-like observations hint at a world beyond the everyday scenes represented – challenging her every day experience with her characteristic expressive brushstrokes.