Bella Logachova is a Ukrainian artist and photographer. She was born in Mariupol in 1973. In 1999 she graduated from the Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Art, where she teaches media arts now. She had an internship at the Nuremberg Academy of Art, in Germany, for two following years. Logachova is a co-founder of SOSka art-group, and Excess cinema-group in Kharkiv. She has exhibited her work in the galleries of Europe and Ukraine.
The artist received a wide recognition after the presentation of the range of posters NUO – New Ukrainian Ornament at the IX International Triennale “4th Block”, for which she received the Grand-Prix of the festival. With the language of art, Logachova describes the latest events in Ukraine starting with 2014 Euromaidan until today. She incorporates the new realia of the country into the format of traditional Ukrainian ornaments. Her work can be found in private and museum collections in Ukraine, USA, Germany, Poland, Japan, Austria and France.
Series name: © ARtNUO
Technique: Digital prints in the style of folk embroideries.
Project in the process of creation: since 2014
Concept: © ARtNUO – The newest Ukrainian Ornament
The plots of the ornaments cover the latest events in Ukraine since Euromaidan! The created compositions are composed of elements of classical Slavic ornaments and author's ornamental units. From floral and plant weaves, military elements, new animals and human symbols emerge, connecting historical and key events in Ukraine and the World into a single architecture.