Mary Ponomareva is a visual artist, multidisciplinary designer and researcher based in Amsterdam. In her works, she uses graphic design, virtual reality, CGI and 3D modeling as a tool to envision and question possible futures. She speculates and envisions grotesque realities in order to reflect on future societal and ethical implications of currently emerging technologies. She critically investigates the role of graphic design in what she calls ‘Dark Aesthetics’. Implying the influence of corporate imagery in the construction of dubious ideologies and their normalization by way of their aesthetics.
For her personal website, Mary Ponomareva build a strong grid system adapted to video formats and 3 animations. Mostly pictorial, the website shows a nice use of Apoc (Blaze Type) in different sizes and scales discreetly associated with Neue Helvetica for descriptions.