Mariia Ravlyk Lukianova is a seamstress, artist, and queer feminist activist. She is a member of the sewing cooperatives Shvemy and ReSew. Mariia works with a variety of mediums, including textiles, clothes, video, photo, dance, and performance. Her work focuses on topics such as overcoming discrimination, workers’ rights, poverty, self-care, migration, and the queer community. Mariia collaborates with her fellow artist Antonina Melnyk.
Born in Russia, Mariia has been living and working in Kyiv since 2016 and currently has temporary protection in Finland.