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Nadya Olefir, a Ukrainian artist from a region now under Russian occupation, channels her emotions into ceramic art following a devastating flood. Crafting during winter, her ceramics explore existential themes, paralleling human experiences with natural forces. Through her stone installations, viewers engage with their inner selves, contributing their own narratives to her metaphorical stone garden.

Our lives encompass diverse spaces, from physical to emotional, with a substantial portion spent within four walls, including about 30 percent asleep. 
During the pandemic, I found inspiration in Tokyo's designer hotels, documented through self-portraits. Meanwhile, Ariane, of German, Spanish, Iranian, and French descent, explores the liminal space between sleep and wakefulness in her textile diaries, questioning language's ability to convey true identity. 

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