Lady Bird

‘’ LADY-BIRD. Gamayun ’’

2012

Multilevel drawing by engineering CADplatform software, pen on paper thermally combined with cardboard

100x60cm

Evolution of the danger…

Gamayun is a prophetic bird of Slavic folklore known from about XIII century. It is a symbol of wisdom and knowledge and lives on an island in the mythical east, close to paradise. She is said to spread divine messages and prophecies, as she knows everything of all creation, gods, heroes, and man. She is essentially a messenger for peace and sings beautiful melodies. In the same time a similar creation in Greek mythology(older) called Siren. The Sirens were dangerous creatures, who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and singing voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island.