There are so many places in the world you’d like to visit, but there are only a few you truly like to come back to. To me – Vyt (Vytlacil) is one of them. I like to come here and create. Nothing else matters then. This charming art residency is a part of the Art… Read More I love Vyt. Art Residency in New York. 2016
My plan was to find an accommodation for the duration of my stay in Amsterdam, as I was going to the Netherlands for a series of my exhibitions. There is always a choice of Airbnb, which I love, but for a longer time it may still become pricy. My friend who lives in Amsterdam remembered… Read More Bohemian style of life. Amsterdam art atelier.
It was so lovely to go to Sai Baba, Hindu temple in the morning. A very spiritual start of the day. Himalayas, disappearing in the morning fog, cute garden and quietness. We had to take our shoes off and walk around the area bare foot. The floor was clean and already warm, even though it was… Read More Visiting a small temple in Dehradun, India
Today we went to the market to show for some materials to work with kids. We had to find white cloth, paper and brushes. I don’t even know that I should comment much, just look at the pictures. Oh, we did not negotiate much, I thought you should do that kinda shopping, but perhaps the… Read More Indian market. Dehradun.
If you think your city gets a lot of traffic, you should visit Dhaka to realize that you don’t really know what an actual traffic looks like. This picture below shows you a normal flow of the traffic, which is a rare think. Beeping sounds of different sorts is the 24 hour music of the… Read More Traffic in Dhaka, Bangladesh
As a part of planning your trip to India, you should seriously consider having vaccinations done. Here is a list of recommended vaccines: Shots: Yellow Fever is a must! Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Typhoid – recommended Japanese Encephalitis, Polio, Rabies – optional Pills: Malaria – recommended Search for Yellow Fever Vaccination Clinics (not every doctor carry Yellow Fever Vaccines) at… Read More Vaccination for India
This week I am flying far: 1st stop is Bangladesh, 2nd – India. I will be spending some time in India with a group led by my friend David Becker (you may remember the documentary directed by David “To Be Forever Wild“). During the visit of Derhadun and Varanasi we will be working with children, through… Read More Trip to India 2015. Goals.
These are few photos from my studio at MANA Contemporary where I remain for 3 month from September through November 2014 (ESKFF). If you would like to visit my studio in person, please write me a note to k.a.smirnova @ gmail.com
After the opening of my solo show in Neuhauser Kunstmuhle Gallery in Salzburg, Austria, I was invited to work at the printmaking studio located on the first floor of the gallery in the old mill. I worked with a fabulous printmaker Joe for 2 weeks. We were to make an edition of litho prints. I… Read More Printmaking studio in Salzburg. Lithography
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