– transmutation –

Sasha Daritskaya is an editorial fine art and fashion photographer based in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Her work has been featured in online and print publications including Vogue Italia, Féroce magazine, INVOISE magazine, En Vie fashion magazine, ANON Magazine, etc.

The Art is the great power. So it’s the way to seek the magic and this power can change the ordinary.

One of the common aim of the alchemy were chrysopoeia, the transmutation of «base metals» into «noble metals» (particularlygold).“For there came one in haste at early morning, who overpowered me and pierced me with the sword, and dismembered me in accordance with the rule of harmony. And he drew off the skin of my head with the sword he was holding, and mingled the bones with the piece of flesh, and caused them to be burned the fire that he held in his hand, till I perceived by the transformation of my body that I had become spirit…  

Dream of Zosimos of Panopolis

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Full Name: Sasha Daritskaya
Nationality: Russian
Instagram account: @daritskaia / behance: https://www.behance.net/vin-hrafna2af5
Favorite movie: The Ninth Gate
Song: Dead Can Dance ‘Children Of The Sun’
What are you reading right now: Torchinov ‘Filosofia buddisma Mahayany’

Person: Giger

Place: Japan
Favorite dish: Lomo saltado
Vision: philosophical
Who inspires you: Ellen von Unwerth, Bettina Rheims
What’s next: to continue the researching into the favorite theme – humans nature in the next part of the previous work (which was ‘The Book of the Forest’)