Irina Gribkova, Matveev Kurgan Member Since March 2011 Artist Statement if you ever have heard about Frida Kahlo– you`ll understand, `cause she is got similar story…Who`s she? – She is an artist…Russian artist…She use to spend five years, chained in bed, but wasn’t gave up and arise after horrible and rare sickness, officially called generalized myasthenia …Which means muscles weakness…Humans who`s got that sickness has no cure for it, as well as psoriasis and no one knows from where this problem came in?? – Scientists says that more they learn about that sickness, more questions they catch …However it`s very individual – some folks can`t even sit, some can’t walk, some can’t speak or even breath without medications…All scientists know is : you can`t be infected, or fully cured from this sickness… So most folks who` got it, got invalid status and stay at home most all the time, but not she …She creates and creates wonderful stuff…cloth, fine art, photo, films…She don`t need help to do so, but need assistance, `cause where is no serious art business in Russia and cash benefit from Russian government hardly can help her to stay alive….So if you will watch her art and you`ll like it, please order it and buy it!!! It`s not the question of bigger or smaller sells – it`s a question of survival!! And if you don`t want her to stop to create her wonderful art and go away – please assist(buy prints if you like her art)!!