Daria Usova, ‘«Rorschach Cards» card 2’, 2013, BOCCARA ART

«Rorschach Cards» is a diagnostic technique, developed by Swiss psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach (1884—1922). This test is widely used in psychiatry to examine a person’s personality characteristics, emotional functioning and disorders.

The whole point is that the test subject is required to give an interpretation of the inkblots. Each of blots has near perfect bilateral symmetry and each figure it forms serve as an object for free association – a person pronounces any spontaneous ideas, images and words emerging in mind.

What the individual sees in the inkblot is determined by person’s personality characteristics, according to the conception on which this test based on. Daria Usova represents her author’s interpretation of The Rorschach test.

Everybody will be able to see something personal, to take a look into the inside him- or herself and try to analyze private thoughts and feelings.

December 2016 - X-Contemporary Art Miami

About Daria Usova

Russian, b. 1986, Moscow, Russia, based in Monaco