The Sand Animation of Kseniya Simonova

This is so beautiful…

Kseniya Simonova is a Ukrainian artist who creates sand drawings in front of audiences. Here she is performing on Ukraine’s Got Talent:

“Here, she recounts Germany conquering Ukraine in the second world war. She brings calm, then conflict. A couple on a bench become a woman’s face; a peaceful walkway becomes a conflagration; a weeping widow morphs into an obelisk for an unknown soldier. Simonova looks like some vengeful Old Testament deity as she destroys then recreates her scenes – with deft strokes, sprinkles and sweeps she keeps the narrative going. She moves the judges to tears as she subtitles the final scene “you are always near”.”

For more on this go here.

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2 Responses to “The Sand Animation of Kseniya Simonova”

  1. arthur Says:

    dude. how old is that picture of you in the daily pic thing? There’s no way you’re THAT AWESOME to be dressing like that in 2009. heehee

  2. Kayla Hillier Says:

    That’s from 1st year university. sooo… 5 years ago? 6?

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