Elemental Forms, Landscape
The abstract landscape series, Elemental Forms: Landscapes, emerged as the artist’s direct response to her surroundings and to feeling a sense of well-being and security within the landscape. Her aim with this series is to record intangible aspects of the landscape, as she experiences them through immersion and observation, without the camera’s capacity for transcription.
In Elemental Forms: Landscapes Rearticulated, Nadezda returns to the investigation of the connection between human and the landscape and attempts to give it a new form. Following the words by the physicist David Bohm who claims that ‘change of meaning is required to change the world’s politics, economics, and society. This change of meaning must begin with the individual.’ Nadezda perceives the landscape as an ‘idea’, an idea that can be re-comprehended. By rearticulating the forms that can be found in the landscape - the sinuous lines, recognizable also from her previous series - she arranges them into new compositions, bringing new associations