Alexandra Ovtchinnikova

Research Assistant

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Alexandra Ovtchinnikova is currently a Doctoral candidate at Aalto University and a member of the the Costume in Focus research group. She has diverse experience in the production, design, styling and performance related design. Her Current doctoral reserch, Dressing Poetics: Costume in the Cinema of the Soviet Poetic School, reflects her interest in the nature of poetic cinema and costume as one of its elements and development of new practice-based methodologies for researching costume design in film.


  • Costume design, Cinema, Soviet cinema, Soviet Poetic School (1960 - 1980), Andrei Tarkovsky , Sergei Paradganov, Tengiz Abuladze, Yuri Ilyenko, Practice-Based Research, Costume in Focus

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