Iselfs Art Series: A Life-Long Self-Portrait in Mixed Media Paintings


The Iselfs art series explores the self-identity of the artist Ilya Yod through the medium of collages on canvas. As a human, Ilya Yod perceives himself as a complex array of emotions and reactions. This series presents a visual interpretation of the different aspects of his being. Each piece represents a unique expression of Ilya Yod's inner world, and together they create a compelling visual narrative of who he is.


The volumetric letter "I" takes center stage in each painting, serving as a powerful symbol of identity. Bold and vibrant colors are used to express Ilya Yod's emotions and states in abstract form, creating a personal language of visual expression. This series has been an ongoing autoportrait of Ilya Yod, reflecting his inner world since 2009 and continuously evolving over time.


Through the Iselfs series, Ilya Yod conveys the depth and complexity of the human experience while inspiring viewers to explore their own minds. He wants to encourage people to reflect on their own inner worlds and to discover new aspects of themselves.