zmaj i aždaja
2021 - ongoing
the imagery of Sveti Đorđe (Saint George) is pervasive in the Balkans. working from an unusual cross-stitch pattern of Saint George and the Dragon, work explores the idea of patron saints and identity.
dragons occuply a complicated space in mythology - as protectors and aggressors - and this ongoing project tackles what it means to identify with the dragon or the saint: how does our identity intersect with violence? what does it mean to be protected?
“zmaj i aždaja” is a working title alluding to the existence of benevolant and evil dragons as separate entities.
source: University of Washington Libraries
This project was done with funding from