The main questions I work with are about the relationships between human society and contemporary science, industry and technologies.
The themes of my last series are space exploring, human reproduction technologies, Soviet nuclear heritage and its influence on the human life and ecology, the most fundamental questions of contemporary physics.
Esthetics of the world of science, environment of laboratories and industrial spaces, on the one hand, attract me as a painter, but ambiguity of its content excites me. Science, in itself, is neutral, it’s only a tool. It depends of man’s will, how to use it. The most important for me is to formulate the questions, to open the discussions.
Before to start my work I usually make a research, collect materials, meet specialists and scientists, which work is connected with the topic that is interesting to me.
The main technique of my works is tempera on gesso, on wooden panel. This technique has its special features. The format of genre painting, which was appreciated by artists of
Also, it’s important for me that technique of painting I use complies with a natural perception of human eye, when saturation and volume are directly connected with a luminosity.
The most interesting problem I see in creating a composition without artist’s dictatorship, his personality, without pressure on spectator, without ready answers.
I find the subjects of my pictures in the real life or compose them basing on the real events. In