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Primordia 2022 Kerolaina Linkevica

Primordia (2022)


Born in Daugavpils, Latvia, Kerolaina Linkeviča migrated to the UK at ten years old and now lives and works in Manchester. Their childhood was deeply rooted in the forest, animism, folk magic and a multiverse of computer games, which inform their multi-disciplinary practice in the UK today.

Their current practice explores the artefacts of Goddess/Goddexx-centred societies through ceramics and digital technologies. Kerolaina seeks to inspire others to explore their origins, environments and the metamorphic ecologies of their inner worlds through making, questing and play: towards the reclamation of agency and enacting of personal transformation.

Primordia (2022) is an immersive online work that invites you to explore three worlds inspired by Kerolaina’s research into Goddess/Goddexx worship, and their personal experiences of ancestral belief systems passed through the maternal line of their Latvian ancestors and family. Each world offers an exploration into the femme-focussed prehistoric ancestries that preface the common patriarchal structures and narratives perpetuated within modern society, to encourage an inclusive rethinking of our sense of belonging.

Click the link below to play the game. We recommend using Google Chrome for the best user experience.

Alternatively, you can sit back, relax and watch Kerolaina play through the game below.

For 2021, FACT Together is presented in collaboration with Hervisions, supported by The Granada Foundation