Sydney is a far-cry from the landlocked Jap European nation from which self-taught ceramic artist Tatsiana Shevarenkova hails. Initially from Belarus, she moved to Australia in 2019 from Moscow, searching for extra daylight and a slower tempo.
‘My aesthetics haven’t modified however somewhat advanced into a brand new medium,’ she explains of the shift in her follow, that took place the identical time as her relocation to the opposite facet of the world. ‘I’ve all the time drawn upon nature for inspiration and now, being in nearer proximity to it, I really feel like my creative outlook is extra cleansed. The hotter climate might need one thing to do with it.’
Tatsiana labored in magazines in Russia, however disenchantment with the worldwide vogue trade and its foundations in human exploitation and environmental injury spurred a profession shift, and within the course of, she found the sluggish and delicate follow of