Artist Spends 113 Days Doodling on Wall About Her Time in Quarantine | My Modern Met


“I always wanted to do a painting on that wall, so once the quarantine started, it happened naturally.”

An artist named Viktorija, working under the name artistVik, embarked on a creative odyssey while in COVID-19 quarantine. Known for creating charming greeting cards and ceramics, Viktorija switched up her routine by grabbing a paintbrush and pen to doodle on a wall in her home. The tiny drawings became a daily ritual for her, and the project lasted 113 days—the length of time it took her to completely fill the wall with miniature artwork.

Coronavirus lockdown afforded Viktorija the time to begin the massive undertaking. “I always wanted to do a painting on that wall, so once the quarantine started, it happened naturally,” she tells My Modern Met. Looking closely at her sketches, we get a sense of who she is and what she finds important. The artist used her day-to-day life as inspiration and the project as a visual diary. She chronicled what she ate, what time she woke up, her beloved kitty, snippets about her business, and even references to social issues including Black Lives Matter. It proved a fascinating way to chronicle the challenging but ultimately transformative time.[…]

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