The National Endowment for the Arts doubles its funding support for The Forgotten Kingdom – Sand Stories for its artistry, cultural preservation and the strengthening of communities through the artsRead More
How does sand artist Kseniya Simonova manage to coax so much emotion out of…sand??
Watch this video from the finals of America’s Got Talent: The Champions to learn more about how she casts her spellRead More
We are honoured to have The Forgotten Kingdom — Sand Stories selected as one of 18 featured presentations at UP NEXT! at the Association of Performing Arts Professionals in New York.Read More
A presentation about The Forgotten Kingdom — Sand Stories is featured at the 17th Annual Idea Swap, hosted by the New England Foundation for the Arts.Read More
A video in support of the student leaders making a difference in this country, and participating in a legacy which has transformed this country time and again.Read More
The National Endowment for the Arts premieres a new sand animation from Guy Mendilow Ensemble and Kseniya Simonova, along with an episode of its Art Works podcast with Guy MendilowRead More
To us, looking back with our historical hindsight, it seems almost inevitable... But to those living through this transition of ages, the course must've been anything but a foregone conclusion, a too-terrible future that few would've dared dream. I wanted to explore what it was like to see the breakdown of empires, the glimmers of hope that then evaporate. What is it like to be caught on the wrong side, in that kind of nightmare?
In what ways are we also already straddling two worlds without even knowing it? If we, or my son's generation, are destined to know two very different eras, the wake up call won't come in the form of a storm of steel like in WWI. It'll come in a modern guise...Read More