The Heroine’s Journey of Alexandra Krolikowska

What is the best thing that I love about my work? It brings me inspiration and sense of life. I feel that my work help to get more sincere life to the others, and that’s gives me the energy to continue.

What is my idea of perfect happiness? Implementation of my dreams with the people who have the similar vision of life. To me perfect happiness is a following of my will, transformation of myself and surroundings, and enjoying the process of doing.

What is my greatest fear?  To wake up in and realize that it’s all was just a dream, I am 13 years old and I have to go to school. And probably also it’s fear to get lost the sense of life, and my purposes.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?  Hastiness and naivety.

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Charlotte Kemp Muhl, musician, filmmaker, poet and model and Amarna Miller, poet, photographer and porn actress

What is my greatest extravagance? Being brave, taking risk and at the same time being infantile. I am obsessed with sex and erotic and with the religious, spiritual subjects also.

On what occasion would I lie? Only on the risk of death

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? Boring deskwork, making description of own projects and so on.

When and where was I the happiest, in my work? When I saw how it affects others and brought them some truly insights, both emotional and rational.

If I could, what would I change about myself? Habit to interrupt others talking.

What is my greatest achievement in work? I feel what I working on and can play with it, staying flexible for the new turns but still seeking for truth.

Where would I most like to live? In peaceful Ukraine, or in the US, California or Oregon.

What is my most treasured possession? My film archives and memories.

What is my most marked characteristic? I am not like everybody else… I am sharp but soft, serious but childish, always here but partly somewhere else…

What is my most inspirational location, in my city? The streets, subway and female toilets.

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? Apollo Hotel in Kyiv.

What books influenced my life and how? Jeanny Rodari’s fairy tales.

Who are my favorite writers? Aleister Crowley, Kurt Vonnegut, Mykola Gogol

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? “Memory of a Free Festival” by David Bowie or sea waves noise if I will be nearby sea

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? Charlotte Kemp Muhl, Amarna Miller, Luiza Casati, Madonna.

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? “Moonrise Kingdom” by Wes Anderson

What role plays art in my life and work? I turned my life into art. Perhaps the same that air means for us as for the living creatures.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? My partner and my best friend, my lover and my master, Alexander.

Whom would I like to work with in 2018? With Fulbright, American programs in the cultural and art fields, and for fashion magazines. Of course Gucci fashion designers and photographers would be nice to work with.

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2018? Fashion designers, art collectors, sincere fans and good investors.

What project, in 2018, am I looking forward to work on? The project dedicated to the mother of my partner.

Where can you see me or my work in 2018? In Kyiv, at Izolyatsia gallery on March-April and online http://krolikowskiart.tumblr.com/

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? Mean that if something gone it was not real passion.

Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story? Amarna Miller, Maidenfed

How can you contact me? By mail krolikowskiart@gmail.com

 

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