Evgenia Golant participated in the international public art festival Art Prospect, in St. Petersburg, Russia with an original work entitled The Yard-Keepers of Liteiny Prospect, where she interviewed and painted portraits of maintenance staff in the vicinty of the festival.
Evgenia Golant is a painter from St. Petersburg, Russia. She graduated from the Mukhina Academy of Art and Design, St Petersburg, Russia and has been a member of the Artists Union since 2003. Most important for her is the exchange between artist and model and the interaction between author and object, whether it’s an entire city or one person. The artist considers the tension which occurs while she works a critical part of the creative process. The atmosphere of the space and the model’s unpredictable reaction becomes a part of the paintings, and Golant herself, a sponge absorbing the established environment.egolant.com