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The New Physical

Beth Ranson in conversation with interdisciplinary design graduate Nastia Osadchenko.

7th September 2021

Knitting Industry
 |  Amsterdam


Interdisciplinary design graduate Nastia Osadchenko’s collection ‘The New Physical’ explores the connection between knitted textiles and contemporary dance.

The roots of her inspiration are held within contemporary dance and Zeitgeist research, formed around cultural analysis. When the pandemic hit, tactility between dancers on stage was lost. The New Physical explores this symptom of the pandemic and offers knitted solutions.

© Nastia Osadchenko

Finding herself feeling out of place at home in Moscow, she made the move to Europe. This summer, Nastia graduated with a degree in BA Fashion and Textile Technologies at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute, and she has continued to live there since.

Read the full interview on Knitting Industry Creative

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