NEW BEGINNINGS

NEW BEGINNINGS INTERVIEW: INNA CHAYKA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / work Inna Chayka: All my creativity was awakened when I turned 50, moved to Florence, sent my son off to university and was left by my partner for another woman. I guess these things gave me a sense […]

I Can Fly

Oksana Zhukova is a multi-talented, multi-award-winning creative person who cannot but fail to impress you when you meet her. She is General Director of the ArtMedia production centre, a leading journalist, prose writer and public figure. She is a member of the ECG Advisory Council, academician of MARLI, winner of the ECG Film Festival in […]

IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO DO WHAT YOU LOVE

Interview: Daria Sadygalieva OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about your creative activity / work.  Daria Sadygalieva: My name is Daria, I am an architect, graphic artist, member of the Association of Artists of Botanical Art of Russia (AHBI) and member of the Eurasian Creative Guild (London).  My activity has always been connected with architecture and […]

NOT EASY BUT BREATHTAKING CREATIVITY

INTERVIEW WITH EKATERINAZGURSKAYA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity / workEkaterina Zgurskaya: My name is Ekaterina Zgurskaya aka Katerina Zver (rus. “The Animal”) – it’s a moniker based on one of my projects, a short animation video about various fantasy creatures. One of the main characters was a strange three-tailed […]

I HAVE AN ARDENT DESIRE TO CREATE AND SHARE MY CREATIVITY

INTERWIEW WITH LIDIYA DROZDOVA OCA Magazine: Tell us, please, about yourself and your creative activity.Lidiya Drozdova: I live in Kazakhstan. I create from the beauty around me and give the happiness of creativity to everyone who wants to learn how to paint. I am the worker of Kazakh art, member of the Kazakhstan Designers Union, […]

From Disney to Almaty. Interview with Max Howard

Max Howard is a famous Disney producer, who has produced numerous bestsellers such as “Who Framed Roger Rabbit”, “Saving Santa’, “The Little Mermaid”, “Aladdin”, “Beauty and the Beast”, and “The Lion King”. He recently visited Kazakhstan for the “Almaty film festival” and gave a series of master classes. OCA therefore took the opportunity to speak […]

10 Questions with Malika Sharipova, a founder and director of CARE CSR

  Interview with Malika Sharipova Malika Sharipova is a founder and director of CARE CSR. She is a CSR and sustainability specialist holding two MSc degrees in Social Responsibility and Sustainability (Aston Business School, UK) and in Management (KEDGE Business School, France) with international experience. Striving to advocate sustainable and responsible practices among businesses in […]