Fur Coat

The «Fur Coat» of Weld Queen is an interactive art public object made from the building bars and depicting a «royal fur-coat» as if it is walking independently in a stream of people. «Gold» and «a fur-coat» like two of the most common indicators of solvency in modern society and they are included in a…

“In natura” performance

The performance “In natura” is an ode to the inexhaustible creative potential of Man. Modeling the demiurgic act, the artist in real time (from nature) created “her ideal man”, personifying the new standards of male beauty and power. Referring to the ancient tradition of compiling the canon, like modern Polykleitos, Weld Queen re-created Doriforos of…

Crazy couple

The crazy couple are inseparable lovers who realized their lack of freedom from each other and therefore adhere to very free views of the world around them. The level of their mutual trust has become so high that they can afford to openly (before the abnormality) interact with the rest of the people, acting as…

Yoke

“Yoke” performance is one of the series of the art interventions of the “Exhibit” project. In the “traditional Russian welding” suit, as well as with a yoke, specially designed for the action, Weld Queen specially attends art exhibitions and acts as a work of art. By her performance, the artist represents the collective image of…

Madonna

Madonna is the idealized and deified “SHE”, simultaneously combining all the sublime and low sides of the female being. She is above everyday gossip and pragmatic assessments, the categories of “good” and “bad” are not applicable to it, it is what it is – a woman in all its completeness and naturalness. Brightness and invisibility,…

“Exhibit” performance

Fashion-performance “Exhibit” is a long-term actionist project of Weld Queen, consisting of a series of periodic art interventions in various art institutions. Within the framework of the “Exhibit” project, Weld Queen in specially tailored welding suits, made of professional welding materials (felted leather and fireproof tarpaulin), attends modern art exhibitions, naturally entering into a dialogue…

Avoska

Avoska is a portable art object, referring to times before plastic bags and original aesthetics of the Soviet life. Avoska was the main element of daily shopping – a universal bag of hard threads, which took little space and conveniently contained a large number of products. Avoska by Weld Queen made of metal is a…

Boobs dragon

Boobs Dragon is a chthonic creature, a chimerical creation of chaos, combining the genes of the ancient Russian Gorynych and the snake-tempter, widely known since biblical times. Boobs Dragon is the personification of the vices of modern society, packed in a brilliant and attractive wrapper. He gives people the illusion of permissiveness and impunity: today…

Sports welding suit

A sports welding suit is a Russian fashion solution for any fashion problems. About a half of the inhabitants of the post-Soviet space still has a universal and ingenious in its elegance solution of the immortal question “What to wear today”; it is a sports suit. With unfailing regularity, the fashion for a three-stripe wardrobe,…

Brothers

Brothers is a large public art project at the “Kudykina Gora” park in Lipetsk Region; the project is released in September 2017. The work have been created by Weld Queen during six months, it is a site-specific composition, blended seamlessly in the surrounding landscape. The statuary represents seven angels standing back to back to each…

Angel welding suit

Angel welding suit is a work uniform of the closest assistants of the demiurge – angels – repairing the cracks of the universe. They make it so that the entire universe would work like a clock: they repair someone’s destiny, forge history and, using welding, combine important events into one chronological line. Silver helmets and…

Cocktail welding dress

Cocktail welding is an exquisite analog of the “little black dress”, combined with Weld Queen’s individual style. A win-win version of the elegant welding image for going out into the light, visiting parties, vernissages, and other social events.   The dress is made of fireproof materials, leather and tarpaulin with refractory impregnation, the most common…

Unicat

Unicat is the synthesis of magic and reality. On the one hand, a mythical and mysterious image of a snow-white horse with a horn, which appears only before those who are pure in their body and mind. On the other hand, there is a familiar and dear cat, a symbol of home warmth and comfort.…

The Galactic welding suit

The Galactic welding suit – a suit that is broadening the “superhero” attributions of a welder’s image to intergalactic level. In space, there are also welders, and the longer the distance from the solar system the higher the degree of their professional coolness. As a sign of prestige, Galactic suits are decorated with a rare…

Archstoyanie Kids 2017

Archstoyanie Kids is a family festival of modern arts which is held in Nikola-Lenivets Art Park for the forth time. In 2017 the festival hosted little guests from 30th of June to 2nd of July. According to the tradition, kids and their parents enjoyed fun games, educational programs and a lot of creation among wonderful…

NTV interview

NTV TV-channel, 9.03.2017, “Good morning NTV” show, the profession metal artist. The host of the show spoke with Alexandra Ivleva (Weld Queen) about welding as a profession, about metal as a material for self-expression.

Superhero welding suit

The Superhero welding is a synthetic image that exploits the traditional visuality of the comic culture. By his work, a welder, like any person who works with his hands, performs a feat worthy of a hero. He is both a rescuer and a superhero, ready to rush to help people in need at any moment…

Traditional Russian welding outfit

The Traditional Russian welding outfit is the collective image of a Russian woman: in the Nekrasov’s sense, she is strong, capable of bearing a heavy load on her shoulders, and at the same time fragile. Times change, but some things remain unchanged. The suit is a part of Weld Queen’s alternative art mythology, according to…

Casanova

Casanova is the most charismatic and popular hero-lover of the European history. Usually he is an invited guest in the night fantasies of the female unconscious. The figure of the famous Venetian adventurer has always been covered with a romantic fleur; he secretly gave his name to many contemporaries as a nominal word to such…

Armchair for cruising in the clouds

The armchair for cruising in the clouds – is a device where you can move comfortably in your fantasies. In fictitious realities, it is better to fly, sitting comfortably in the airplane chair, and slightly rocking on cloud tides. Despite the fact that it is a material object from the physical world, it helps to…

Репортаж на Первом телеканале

В декабре 2015 Weld Queen выступила организатором арт-сварочного конкурса на интернет-портале объединяющем сварщиков России и СНГ – websvarka.ru. Профессиональные сварщики и все желающие могли создать любую металлическую инсталляцию, предмет декора, украшение на тему “Новый год”. За 13 дней на конкурс было прислано 86 работ от сварщиков и кузнецов России, Украины, Беларуси, Молдовы, Казахстана, Эстонии, Латвии.…