from the series Common Luxury
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Common Luxury uses stock/product photography styles and standards in experimental ways alongside surreal and unexpected imagery to subvert expectations associated with the medium and break down the dichotomy between household and luxury consumerism.
Karyna Aslanova is a Kyiv-born Ukrainian multimedia artist, director, and photographer. Karyna studied Theatre Directing at The National Academy of Government Managerial Staff of Culture and Arts, Kyiv, Ukraine and although photography is her principle medium, Karyna also uses video, painting and illustration, and poetry to further her exploration of a multitude of subjects. Karyna describes her photography as atmospheric, moody, emotional, explorative, and conceptual.