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Sveta Yavorsky studied art and architecture at the Moscow University of Architecture, and at the private studios of her uncle and mother, who were both professional artists, skilled in the crafting of murals and mosaics. Initially architecture had a profound impact on her work, as she began to use geometrical shapes and patterns, which surrounded and blended with the surreal and floating figures that formed the centrepiece of the works.
The cultural transition from Russia to England also engendered an interest in identity and human existence, giving rise to a body of work that explored the way in which we form notions of ourselves. The result of her research was a series of figures and heads floating in space, almost lacking any individual characteristics, which suggested the idea that there is a neutrality present behind human existence. The contrast between inner and outside force keeps them in balance, time is paused by the moment of transformation. The figures are both striving forward and holding still, they are of both this world and another simultaneously. Frozen movement, the moment of time before the beginning of the motion.