Day 10 > Olga Guse

babylon what then?, 4:00 TRT

…From the beginning of civilization, Babylon – symbol of humanity’s ability and symbol for human pride at the same time – the conflict with God. Millennia have passed, and Babylon spread influence throughout the Earth – great cities, globalization, consumerism and environmental degradation, wars … What awaits the Earth’s next? Will Babylon last?

Olga Guse was born Olga Guseva in 1981 in the city of Saratov, Russia. She is a Russian-German artist, puppet master, musician and animator. Olga Guse creates experimental animated films; the main themes of them are the environment and human rights.

Since 2003 lives and works in Germany, Dresden. She studied at the State Regional Art School in Saratov, Russia (1996 – 2000) and at the University of Saratov, Russia. Field of study: Art History (2001 – 2003). Since 2017, she is studying at IAA International Association of Art, holder of IAA international Identity Card for professional artists.

Creator of many animated films, Guse participated in numerous international art and film-festivals. In two years, the films have been shown at more than 150 festivals and exhibitions worldwide. Awards include; 8th The Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach Festival (2015; Alys Beach, USA): Honorable mentions Award, 7th INCUBARTE International Art Festival (2015; Valencia, Spain): awarded from Centre d’ Art Contemporani Addaya, Nominated: Special Award for the Best Short Film: Recommended for Schools – 10th A Film for Peace festival (2015; Medea, Italy) and “NUIT ROSE” festival of queer-focused art and performance (2016; Toronto, Canada): Best Feature Art Project.

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