Art project of Vogue UA on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Ukraine's Independence. 30 different Ukrainian artists among which was Maria Kulikovska, created 30 works in different techniques and tell about their visions for the future. In the summer of 2021 these artworks were exhibit at M17 Art Centre. Kyiv, Ukraine, 2021.
Futurespective is an art project of Vogue UA on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Ukraine's Independence. 30 Ukrainian artists, among which was Maria Kulikovska, created 30 works of different scales in different techniques. They appeared on the pages of the Vogue UA collection art issue in the form of conditional covers and will be displayed at the Futurespective exhibition that took place at M17 Art Centre in Kyiv in the summer of 2021.
The watercolors from the series "The saga about pregnant me and about my pregnant husband", presented at the Futurespective exhibition for the first time, were made by Maria Kulikovska specially for Vogue's project during spring of 2021. The artist's hard and happy state during her pregnancy got expressive shape of colorful watercolor lines. The main characters of watercolor series is Maria Kulikovska's own body, its pain, modifying, changing, transforming, queer condition and awareness of the new status as a pregnant woman and future mother. A permanent presence of flowers inside/outside/from /behind/everywhere/anywhere/between watercolor parts of Kulikovska's body is a continuation of artist's work with hortus conclusus iconography tradition. The series of watercolors, created special for Vogue UA art project is a continuation of Kulikovska's watercolors, which are painted on the A4 blanks and documents, received from different bureaucracy offices. "The saga about pregnant me and about my pregnant husband" was painted on the medical reports and ultrasound pictures issued on Maria Kulikovska's pregnancy.