Ukrainian 3D artist and illustrator, Nadiia Pliamko working on books, magazines, fashion and music illustration. She has a sensual and vibrant visual approach.
By implementing the decorative plastics of her flat graphics into 3D and short 3D animations, she creates sensual ways of visual disclosure of stories. In her art Nadiia uses a metaphors and fairy tale elements to show the magical side of the theme she’s working with.
Since 2007, she participated as an illustrator and artist in more than 20 group and 3 solo exhibitions. Over the years, Nadiia has come a long way in transforming her technique, from digital imitation of analogue drawing, to sculpture, collage, and a combination of painting and 3D in order to isolate the core of her style – this includes not only smooth lines and high detail, but also a surreal narrative with an exotic atmosphere symbolizing the versatility of various phenomena and entities.
Iranian artist Sarah Said is an animator and filmmaker raising important social and political topics in her art. She got her Master’s Degree in in Animation from the University of Art in Tehran, Iran. Later in 2009 Sarah moved to France an study at at La Poudriére, Valence.
Sarah directed several short films, including the multi-award-winning Beach Flags. She recently worked on the adapted series Culottées from Pénélope Bagieu.
Sarah’s art always communicates deep and versatile topics in a warm and friendly way. Her recent project À Coeur Perdu talks about a sense of belonging to a place and a culture. The short film is also about the uprooting, a very personal subject for the director.
Alexandra Bokova is an artist of Belarusian origin living in the Netherlands. In 2021 she graduated from the Willem de Kooning Academy majoring in Animation. The main directions of her work are 3D, animation and illustration, the narratives of her work celebrate life and female power.
Themes like suppressed identity and struggling to be yourself take a big part in her art. In her works, Alexandra likes to invent whimsical and relatable characters in magical and nostalgic environments. She uses toy-like, magical and playful ways of creating illustrations and animations, while bringing a lot of humour and colors into projects.
French artist Ana Tortos creates fantasising and surreal worlds with her animation and illustrations. Ana graduated from St. Martins University and Royal College of Art in London in 2014 and since then she has been working on both commercial and art projects in her inimitable teasing style.
Ana has illustrated and art directed the TV series, Tony les Animots for Canal+ and collaborates regularly with the interior and furniture designer India Mahdavi, creating her very special greeting videos every year.
Her selected clients are Chanel, Hermès, Apple, McDonald’s, Le Bon Marché, India Mahdavi, PSG, La Ville de Paris, The New York Times, Canal +, Living Corriere
French artist Anais Herd-Smith works in the painstaking genre of paper sculpture. Previosly worked as an art director in an advertising agency, she left to devote all her time and energies to her art. Since then she creates her universes with amazing and incredible creatures.
Besides paper art Anais works with illustrations, brand content development, stop motion animation, set design and window displays. Anais bright and playful works are filled with life, and each project is part of the incredible universe that she creates.