Petra Lajdova

Location: Bratislava
Nationality: Slovak
Biography: Petra Lajdová (1978) Slovakia, Bratislava.  Artist statement:  I am seeking to renew interest in traditional art, offering a modern view of precious cultural heritage to today’s generations.. I aim to see new way of... read on
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Updated: 09/16/16
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Backstage for Slovak Renaissance art work (2012-2014) (folk costumes and 100-200 year old archive headpieces styling preparation), celebrating the beauty and wealth of Slovak folk culture featuring a Renaissance of traditional clothing, tops and headdresses of single and married women, honoring their aesthetics, grace and artistic value. This Black and white photo documentation of čepčenie, the wedding ritual of taking off the wedding veil and donning the headdress worn by married women in Slovakia. It involves a complicated arrangement of the head, which is highly demanding for women who still master this art.

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Beautysl(á)va - Lines and Shadows

By Petra Lajdova

Art of Fashion

By Petra Lajdova — Art of Fashion, Misense by Mila B: slow fashion & making process UK (, Oxfordshire, Yorkshire, Peak District).

Private I Travel i Archive

By Petra Lajdova

Art of Industrial

By Petra Lajdova — Work in progress, photography of the art of industrial.  I find my admiration for traditional metal works, tools and craftwork. Photographs of..

Slovak Renaissance

By Petra Lajdova — Contemporary art photography of the beauty and artistry of Slovak traditional costumes (2012-2014), specifically headpieces and the upper parts...

Slovenská Renesancia

By Petra Lajdova — Fotografické dielo Petry Lajdovej - renesancia umenia, estetiky a krásy slovenského ľudového odevu.  Na Slovensku je to prvá moderná..
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