Through a kind of intervention in nature, the project involves the creation of signs from natural materials, which would indicate the existence of four elements: water, air, earth, and fire. In addition to the possibility of understanding the “principle of hope” as thinking about a better future, comparing reality with utopian views of the world, society, and art, this topic and the global situation we are currently in provides an opportunity to reflect on basic human, social and artistic needs.

The ideal implies utopia, but reality forces us to recognize and return to the essential values ​​necessary for survival. The four basic elements symbolize just that, but they also represent the expectation and hope, that having them as a base it will be possible to build a better future, a reality – a utopia.





Sofija Rakidzic was born in 1995. in Belgrade. She graduated from the XIII Belgrade Gymnasium. She completed her basic academic studies in 2019, and her master’s academic studies in 2020. at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade, at the Department for Conservation and Restoration of Paintings and Works of Art on Paper. She will enroll in doctoral art studies in 2020. at the same faculty within the study program of applied art and design.

Nadja Milivojevic was born on January 1, 1997, in Jagodina. She graduated from the High School of Arts in Nis, majoring in art technician. In 2019, she graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade, at the Department of Applied Painting. She graduated with a Master of Academic Studies at FPU in 2020, at the Department of Applied Painting.