T-Shirts in different colors with Yagdyn image

Posted on May 19th, 2016 by jsurba.
Categories: Ancient Kuzhebar, fashion, Kuzhebar Design.

available in our online store
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Stringed Ghost Catcher with Pyrography Design

Posted on November 12th, 2015 by jsurba.
Categories: Ancient Kuzhebar, design, foto, Kuzhebar Design, music instruments, mythology, Nadishana, pyrography.

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Ghost Catcher (stringed) is a traditional instrument of Kuzhebar people
(South Siberia). It is a kind of mouth bow, but unlike other mouth bows
it has little fingerboard and 2 strings, so it is possible to play melodies
on it strumming the strings by right hand, and pressing the strings to the fingerboard by left hand. It is also possible to play on it with a stick, this technique reminds the berimbao playing. The instrument should be placed in front of the mouth and modulated like a jaw harp. 
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This model of the Ghost Catcher is covered with symbols believed to be
a protection by hunting the ghosts on two sides of the instrument
and presenting a mosquito on its third side.

to order go here

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Goor-Bird shaman drum

Posted on April 24th, 2015 by jsurba.
Categories: Ancient Kuzhebar, design, drums, foto, Henna Art, henna painting, Julia Surba, Kuzhebar Design, music instruments, mythology.

"Goor -Bird", shaman drum, diameter 45 cm, goat skin
Henna Art: Julia Surba (multicolor henna paint)
Tunable shaman drum: David & Roman Drums
available in our  online music instruments shop

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Human visual sense is adopted to the human environment but if you are going to be able to see in the world of spirits you might need another sight ability. So says kuzhebarian folk belief. And the point is not in your disability to see anything in the spirits world, but in the sense to understand what you have seen, because in the world of spirits rules a different interpretation system. Kuzhebarian tales say that the Goor-Bird can bring this special sense to humans. To get it one just should go to the sacred Gurgang Tree to spend the night over there and to play a special song on the jaw harp during the twilight hour.
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"Kuzheshu" Fish

Posted on March 14th, 2015 by jsurba.
Categories: Ancient Kuzhebar, foto, Julia Surba, mythology, Painting.

"Kuzheshu", Julia Surba 2015, mixed technique on canvas, 40x30cm from the cycle "Kuzhebar in Colour"

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The Kuzheshu-Fish was often honoured with special songs in Ancient Kuzhebar. When somebody wanted to know something about relatives or friends who were far away, he sang a question-song to Kuzheshu.
Kuzheshu-Fish knew everything what had even happen under or above the earth. It lives in water and all secrets and mysteries, which are kept in rivers, lakes, seas and oceans, in ground waters and waterfalls, in rain, fog, steam and even in tears of humans and animals were for it easy accessible.

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"Stolen Voice" characters on KAMWA gala concert

Posted on October 31st, 2014 by jsurba.
Categories: Ancient Kuzhebar, design, fashion, festivals, Julia Surba, Kuzhebar Design, music instruments, mythology, Nadishana, performance.

A video from the open air gala concert of the Internatinal festival KAMWA Nadishana-Kuckhermann-Metz Trio is performing "Shukhur" by participation of "Stolen Voice" characters ©Julia Surba presented by Synthesism Theater Mimikria

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Photo report from our premiere performance of the "Stolen Voice" in Perm on the KAMWA festival 2014.

Posted on September 12th, 2014 by jsurba.
Categories: Ancient Kuzhebar, concert, design, fashion, festivals, foto, Julia Surba, Kuzhebar Design, music instruments, mythology, Nadishana, performance, pyrography, tribal jewelry.

pictures by Gutschin, Natalia Shostina, Vitali Koksharov 
from our premiere performance of the "Stolen Voice" in Perm on the KAMWA festival 2014. Great experience and big joy of collaborative work with Nadishana, David Kuckhermann and the art synthesis theater Mimicry

Special thank to Sasha Luki for helping in creation of figures for shadow theater used as an important part of the performance and to our friends who helped us during the intense and colorful festival days.

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Premiere of the performance "Stolen Voice" at the festival KAMWA 2014 (Perm)

Posted on September 4th, 2014 by jsurba.
Categories: Ancient Kuzhebar, design, drums, fashion, festivals, foto, Julia Surba, Kuzhebar Design, music instruments, mythology, Nadishana, performance.

Premiere of the performance "Stolen Voice" will take part at the 6th of September at the International Ethnofuturistic festival "KAMWA" in Perm.
This project of Julia Surba presents her passion for synthesis of arts. It includes the freedom of performance, mystery of shadow theater, unique costumes and live music. The choice of the background music is also very interesting. There are traditional tunes from different parts of the world: Kazakhstan, Tibet, Amazonia etc. These tunes help to develop the main charackters of the performance: Lord of Thunder, Sky Sisters and Yysh Aa – a braveheart, who volunteered for help the younger Sky Sister being equipped just with his gumption, purity of his intention and magical sounds of his musical instruments.
The premiere performance will be presented by Synthesism Theater Mimikria starring Nadishana as Yysh Aa and David Kuckhermann as Master of Thunder

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Our Performance “Stolen Voice” in production

Posted on August 30th, 2014 by jsurba.
Categories: Ancient Kuzhebar, design, fashion, foto, Julia Surba, Kuzhebar Design, mythology, performance.

Another one character of the story is Master of Thunder
by Julia Surba & Kuzhebar Design

 
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Our Performance “Stolen Voice” in production

Posted on August 15th, 2014 by jsurba.
Categories: Ancient Kuzhebar, design, fashion, foto, Julia Surba, kuaamu-amulets, Kuzhebar Design, performance.

Kuzhebarian hero Yysh Aa. For the new performance "Stolen Voice" @Julia Surba & Kuzhebar Design studio

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