Victor a. Syrnev-The Sunshine The Brooch

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Interview with Victor A. Syrnev : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Victor A. Syrnev : Presented to the jury work brooch "Ray of the Sun" , is part of the " Emperor Nicholas Romanov - Russia , the Urals, Destiny ." Project - this art event - show featuring unique jewelry and objects created for the 400th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty in Russia. Actually, all that was connected with the family of Emperor Nicholas II and was the inspiration behind the design. Each of the jobs created just 25 ornaments and objects , specifically addressed to the representative of the family of Nicholas II , or an important event in the life of a family , or is associated with historical events in Russia and the Urals. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Victor A. Syrnev : Brooch «Sunshine» devoted to the youngest daughter of Emperor Nicholas II - Anastasia. It is known that ... It was so much fun and so was able to disperse the wrinkles of anyone who was not in the spirit of some of the surrounding steel, recalling the nickname given to her mother at the English court, calling her «Sunshine» ... (From the book "The Emperor Nicholas II and his family, "Pierre Gilliard). On the basis of this text was based design development and selection of stones that can translate into the language of verbal image of jewelry. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Victor A. Syrnev : Hopefully, high score, which the jury gave these works will attract attention and interest to the collection. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Victor A. Syrnev : The very idea appeared in 2011. To implement it were necessary materials such as precise selection of stones and grinding them such that it took almost two years. May 15, 2013 the first performance of the collection at the Kyrgyz National Museum of Art in Bishkek. .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Victor A. Syrnev : The chosen theme and images of real people shaped my understanding of the visual language of the future objects and ornaments. It is these images and were masterminded. .Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. Victor A. Syrnev : It is a single, unique collection. I think what - that ideas used in its creation, can get their further development. But in what form it will all be implemented, is difficult to say. .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. Victor A. Syrnev : It is difficult to say. .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Victor A. Syrnev : Collection connected with the fate of the family of Emperor Nicholas II, who , in turn, was the main customer items of jewelry Carl Faberge. It is known that Carl Faberge used in his works and colored stones of the Urals , and beautiful gems . When creating this collection was necessary to use the stones that can pass the desired situation and completely original grinding stones to emphasize the high status of the recipient. With this brilliantly coped grinders gems Bernd and Tom Munshtaynery (Germany) . .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Victor A. Syrnev : You should look on it, and then you ubderstand. .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Victor A. Syrnev : Since brooch addressed Princess Anastasia, which close call «Sunshine», then brooch bears that name «Sunshine». .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Victor A. Syrnev : A lot of. .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Victor A. Syrnev : The entire collection consists of 25 ornaments and objects that are addressed completely different people, different age and social position. So every item complements the overall picture in the collection, but has its own original design. .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. Victor A. Syrnev : Jewelry art is inconceivable without gemstones. In the fine art of jewelry stone narrator speaks, he reveals the essence of the created object. Here my partner made ​​grinder gems Munshtayner Bernd (Germany), who coped brilliantly with the difficult task. .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. Victor A. Syrnev : Technology plays a great role. .Frank Scott: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?. Victor A. Syrnev : I was born in the city of Yekaterinburg, where in 1918 there was the tragic death of the family of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II. Many times I saw the house where the tragedy occurred. The study of historical materials, diaries family members Emperor remembering his contemporaries - allowed to transfer this information to fine jewelry. Studied pictures of family members, as were dressed, what jewelry to wear preferred. .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. Victor A. Syrnev : The key to creating the collection was the selection and use of various stones, capable, in conjunction with the visual design to convey human feelings. .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Victor A. Syrnev : I wonder how would be perceived collection of contemporary jewelry, addressed the events of 100 years ago. .Frank Scott: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?. Victor A. Syrnev : The study of historical materials, familiarity with the correspondence and diaries of the Emperor Nicholas and Empress Alexandra Feodorovna, the memories of their contemporaries - I discovered a whole new idea of ​​Russia's past. .Frank Scott: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?. Victor A. Syrnev : no, thanks. .

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