The [Un]Making of a Mankurt: Soviet Legacy and Post-Soviet Identity
This Master of Fine Arts thesis showcase engages with the notion of mankurtism through illustration and interaction with educational elements. This research centers on decolonization as the primary methodology by using Turkic-Kyrgyz mythology and oral storytelling to make accessible materials that allow for education and self-reflection through interactivity. The presented book is an illustrated Turkic legend called The Legend of the Mankurt.
Ice Baibolova aka. Ice
Digital Media, Print, Illustration, Graphic Design
“My works explore human interaction, societal and cultural issues. Often focusing on those whose voices are unheard, or issues that are often overlooked on the broader scale, I create discourses on...” [More]