Work by Michal Tkachenko
Michal Tkachenko is a Canadian visual artist. Based in London Michal received her MA Fine Arts from the Chelsea College of Art and Design, London. Her work has been exhibited across Canada, the United States, Africa and Europe and can be found in a number of collections including Ernst & Young (UK) and The Artists' Special Book Collection at Chelsea College Library in London (UK).
Primarily a painter, past work looks at gluttony and food's relationship to family, community and social pecking order. Michal recently finished re-looking, reflecting and mapping her face, misaligned through a life-threatening accident years ago. Recently returned from living in Africa for a year (Malawi, Liberia, and Morocco) she spent her time documenting the effects of a 14-year civil war through a series of portraits.