2023 > Margo Sarkisova - Initiation

Margo Sarkisova is a Ukrainian artist who combines two identities in her family: Assyrian and Ukrainian. Margo was born and raised in Pokrovsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine. Currently she based in Graz, Austria. In February 2022 because of start of full-scale war with Russia, she became refugee for the second time from Kharkiv, Ukraine, where she lived and worked in her studio. For the first time Margo became inner refugee in 2014 from Donetsk, Ukraine.

She explores the topic of national identity, gender inequality and role of the woman in Assyrian culture; For some time, she concepts of "Home" and "Roots" of a person and how the cultural context influences on mentality and life of a person.