Mastura Khamrayeva is an Art & Design student from Navoi, currently studying in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. She plans to graduate in June 2017. You can contact Mastura via twitter at @Maastuuraa.
What is the background of the work you submitted?
I made this collection, “Inspiration” for my portfolio. My love of nature and butterflies inspired me to create these illustrations and collection. I’m fond of batiks and painted fabrics, so I painted my own fabrics for this collection. I hope and believe that you will enjoy my collection as much as I did.
Your favourite film of all times
I have a lot of favourite films for example: Walt Disney’s Paperman (2012) “Anna Karenina” and “Peaceful Warrior”.
Your favourite music track or album right now.
It really varies right now I’m listening to The Crow by Hurts.
Your favourite on-line Video
I like Alexander McQueen fashion shows.
Your favourite blog or website for inspiration
Pinterest, Modeconnect and fashion blogs
What is hot or new in the world and/or where you live?
I’m from Navoi, but study in Tashkent. Uzbekistan is one of the sunniest countries in the world. My motherland is so friendly and has deep historical past which is the root of county’s unusual art. I welcome all of you to get inspired by the flavor of eastern culture.
What does Fashion mean to you?
Fashion is not just a thing, it is art. It is compression of what occurs inside of us, it motivates and provokes.
How do you imagine your future?
I could compose a story of my dreams for the future. I undoubtedly know that it will be related to fashion.
Your ideal internship
I would like to have an internship with brands like Alexander McQueen, Viktor & Rolf.
I would like to learn more about possible grants and internships in the industry.