Zebra – Oleksandra Krasavtseva – Germany

An animated poem represents life in a form of zebra, that is full of rules, changes and contrasts. Girl which is tired of permanent changes and instability trying to catch zebra in order to stop the volatility of our being.

Director Biography – Oleksandra Krasavtseva

Born in Kiev, Ukraine in October 1995.
Since 6 years old she started painting and graduated children art school in 2010.
Graduated mathematics lyceum in Kiev in 2013.
Because of combine of mathematical and artistic talents she decided to study architecture.
Since 2013 till 2017 she studied architecture at the Academy of Arts and Architecture in Kiev.
Parallel to her studies she begins to write poetry and publish poems online.
In free time of classes worked like art teacher at school.
In summer 2017 finishes her diploma work and got her bachelor degree in architecture.
In summer and autumn 2017 takes part in architecture competition and creates project of Music hall in Kaunas with her classmates and teacher.
After an architecture bachelor’s degree she begins to try herself in the creative fields like freelance illustrator, graphic designer and manager in art gallery.

In 2018 after design courses in Kiev, she starts to study visual communication in Kunsthochschule Kassel.
Parallel works like freelance illustrator and graphic designer. In summer 2019 makes praxis Like graphic designer in Continental, Berlin.
In autumn 2019 makes with her sister first personal exhibition in Kiev, that represents their poetry works.
Since October 2019 she is part of animation and graphic design class of Kunsthochschule Kassel.

Since November 2019 till January 2020 she was working on her first short animation Zebra, that was based on her poem. The premiere of the animation took place on February 12 at the Trickreich festival in Kassel which shows the results of the works of animation students every year. Cartoon was awarded with «Film Bilder Price from Thomas Mayer-Hermann.

Director Statement

My works are sublimations of inner experiences and impressions that was cuted from reality.

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