Recipes for Baking Bread

PhD Art and Design: Due for completion 2021
Supervisors: Professor Lisa Stansbie,
Professor Simon Morris
Dr. Alison Rowley

Abstract:

A series of short, motion graphics films -
exploring drawing, motion, drawing as, in motion,
to explore histories, personal, collective
memory and identity.
Drawing on the work, and ideas, of Rilke,
Samuel Beckett, Oulipo poetry, John Berger,
Ted Hughes, contemporary motion graphics
in television and on screen.

Recipes for Baking Bread: Exploring stories
from Holodomor - Ukraine, 1932-1933.

Additional Information:

A series of famines took place in rural Ukraine
in the early 1930's, under the Stalin
Communist government.
Widely known as Holodomor - The Great
Famines, the events had an enormous
impact on the rural farming populations in
Ukraine under the collectivisation programme
under Communist rule.
The events are now recognised widely as
genocide.
This work intends to explore the stories,
history and in particular, the worst year of
the famine, the winter between 1932-1933.
Using oral histories, found and archived
material, fragments, documents and
conversations.
An exchange, shared, through baking, food
and love.

Project Links
http://recipesforbakingbread.co.uk/
https://recipesforbakingbread.blogspot.com/

Press:
Recipes for Baking Bread: Residency and
Exhibition at the National Museum « Holodomor
victims’ Memorial » Kyiv, Ukraine, 2017

Postcard from Kyiv - Frieze Magazine
Exploring Stories of the Ukrainian genocide - Leeds
Beckett University

Ukrainian TV Interviews, 2017
(Photo: National Museum « Holodomor
victims’ Memorial » Kyiv)

Recipes for Baking Bread: Wipe, 2018
(Author)

Recipes for Baking Bread: Wheat Scene, 2020
(Author)

Recipes for Baking Bread: Communist Youth, 2020
(Author)