Vesselina Zagralova

  • Bulgaria (b. 1977 in Stara zagora)
  • Currently in Vienna, Austria.
Benki Piyãko

Benki Piyãko

  • 2015
  • Gouache on Wood
  • 2015, egg tempera and gold leaf on gesso, basswood, ø 15 cm
  • 15 x 15 cm

  • As the leader of Asháninka Indians group in the state of Acre in Brazil, Benki Piyãko (Born 1974) is committed to a peaceful coexistence of Indians and their non-Indian neighbors and to a sustainable economy that does not destroy the rainforest.
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    Contemporary Saints | 2015

The series “Contemporary Saints” introduces personalities from different nationalities and milieus. The portraits show them as saints by using the typical stylistic devices of icon painting. So the meaning of the term “saint” and the legitimacy of “faith” as a requirement for becoming “saint” is questioned.