Background: The 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine. | Assignment: create a set of eight portraits to honour the courage and determination of the Ukrainian people to defend their sovereignty. Highlight a few essential features. Usage: spots, editorial, poster design, post stamps, icons, children’s books. | Proposal: Concept inspired by the Polish-Ukrainian-Russian Kazimir Malevich’s pioneering work on the development of non-objective art (or abstract art) in the 20th century. Simple, abstract, shapes, devoid of details, with a limited palette, portraying men and women, from cities and farmlands.
Kazimir Malevich’s inspiration work can be seen here: