Born in Kazakhstan and raised in Vancouver, rising art star Ola Volo whimsically combines the folklore of her heritage and the sentimentality of her upbringing into her paintings. Thanks to this rich cultural conversation, her style has become known across the continent as distinctly hers.
I am aware that being a twin is, for want of a better term, strange. Whether dreaming the same dream, humming the same obscure song neither of us has heard in years, or merely talking in unison, our minds seem to be running on the same mechanism. Even we find these coincidences—are they coincidences?—a little paranormal.